England head coach Eddie Jones believes they will need five ‘world-class’ player in order to have a serious chance of winning the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Telegraph scribe Daniel Schofield has been having a look at their best current stars, coming to the conclusion that they only have two players that would fit that description right now.
Below, take a look at who they believe are England’s best current players.
#5. Freddie Steward
- Age: 21
- Position: Fullback
- Club: Leicester Tigers
They said: “New to international rugby, with just five caps, but the giant Leicester full-back already looks to the manor born.”
RUCK’s verdict: Comfortable under the high ball, he has all the attributes needed to become a world-class fullback.