Leicester lose fourth international with popular star releasing emotional statement - Ruck

Leicester lose fourth international with popular star releasing emotional statement

Four international stars have confirmed their departures from Leicester Tigers.

#1. George Ford to Sale Sharks

The 28-year-old, capped by England on 77 occasions, has signed a three-year deal. Ford, who returned to Leicester in 2017, will now leave Welford Road for a second time, having previously joined Bath in 2013.

Following the announcement, Ford, who elected against taking up an option to stay with the Tigers, said: “It has been the most difficult decision of my career.

“I am proud and grateful to represent this great club at Leicester and I will give my all for the rest of my time at Tigers.”

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