The three-time European champions have not reached their usual heights in recent years, but their flamboyant and devastating displays in early 2020 suggest they’re on the way back. The team is star-studded with brilliant rugby stars up and down the field, and the cohesion and style has returned to its fluid best.
Also, Eben Etzebeth and Itoje teaming up in the second-row. It’s a terrifying thought. The summer signing of Itoje would undoubtedly end the Top 14 title race before it had even started.