We look at where Gloucester boss George Skivington needs to strengthen and the players they should target to fill those gaps…
This is a serious issue for the Cherry & Whites. Their two primary goalkickers, Danny Cipriani (63.2%) and Billy Twelvetrees (62.4%), are ranked as the bottom two in the Gallagher Premiership in regard to success rate.
Gloucester would ideally want to keep Cipriani at fly-half due to his playmaker role in the side, meaning a goalkicker elsewhere in the backline would be the perfect signing.
An affordable option would by Coventry’s Rory Jennings, who can operate at inside centre. The 24-year-old former England U20 star, who recently joined Leicester Tigers on loan, finished second top scorer in the Championship before the season came to an abrupt end.
More of a marquee signing would be 47-cap Wallabies star Matt Toomua, who is reportedly available for a loan move after being forced into a paycut by the Australian Rugby Union. The 30-year-old, who can also play inside-centre, scored 75 points in his 41 games for Leicester Tigers.