Well they don’t call it silly season for no reason, do they? Only on Thursday was Dan Carter linked with Harlequins. Like, for real…
Transfer talk is a source of misguided optimism and confusion for many, and those pesky ITKs certainly don’t make things any better.
Still, there’s been some bizarre ‘legit’ rumours so far this year – legit being from so-called reputable sources (including us) that surely, surely wouldn’t make a thing up to sell a few rags or get clicks. Right?
1. GABRIEL IBITOYE to Agen
It was suggested that the England U20 star, who has spent time training with Eddie Jones senior squad, could be moving to Agen from Harlequins by the French press. In an even more bizarre turn of events, this actually happened!