Owen Farrell to receive monster contract if he remains at Saracens to make him highest paid Premiership star - Ruck

Owen Farrell to receive monster contract if he remains at Saracens to make him highest paid Premiership star

Owen Farrell is set to receive one of the biggest contracts in the history of the Premiership if he chooses to remain with Saracens.

The fly-half has been one of the best players in the world for the last decade. An instrumental player for both club and country, Farrell has continually impressed the rugby world with his goal-kicking and game management.

Owen continues to lead from the front, with over 100 caps for his country and 200 for Saracens, having made his breakthrough in the 2010/11 season, where he helped spearhead Saracens to their first Premiership title, with victory over Leicester Tigers at Twickenham.

The England captain is entering the final year of his current deal with the reigning Premiership champions and has given assurances that he will extend his stay with the north London club.

Farrell, who last signed a contract extension in 2020 and currently earns between £750,000 and £800,000 per season, could be offered the biggest contract in the history of Sarries to keep him at the club.

His new contract could be worth seven figures, putting him on par with Bath’s star new signing Finn Russell.

Reports from RUCK also indicate that the club’s hierarchy views Farrell as a future head coach. They are diligently preparing him to succeed Mark McCall within the next five years.

Teammate Jamie George revealed that during Farrell’s absence from club and England duty due to two serious ankle injuries, he transformed into their de facto head coach. His exceptional coaching abilities were on full display as he guided and inspired the team.

George emphasized Farrell’s immense value both on and off the field. He said: “He is that good. He offers so much on and off the field. He is so, so important to this team. 

“With his voice, with his actions, in the week the way he prepares, he shows people how it is done. I can’t speak highly enough of him.”

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 England teammate says he and Owen Farrell dislike each other 

England fly-half Owen Farrell is never afraid of sharing an opinion or two – especially when it’s about someone he doesn’t particularly like.

#1. Dave Attwood

Former England lock Attwood has opened up on the latest RugbyPass Offload about his ongoing rivalry with Owen Farrell.

The Bath lock won the last of his 24 caps for England back in 2016, which could have a lot to do with his relationship with the current England captain.

He revealed: “On the pitch, I struggle a lot with Owen Farrell. We just don’t see eye to eye on a lot of things,

“He hates me with a passion. Despite my earthy roots, he thinks I am a posh c***. He hates that. I bagged rugby league once jovially. I was saying it to take the piss kind of thing, ‘a bloody sport for the peasants’. He f**kin’ hated it.”

“He had a bit of a shout at me and went off to the toilet and I followed him.

“We all had a drink or two after the game but we didn’t need to get carried away with this. I was in the urinal behind the door and he was three or four down and as I got in his dad walked in as well, he was coaching at the time. He was, ‘I don’t want to fuckin’ hear it’ or something like that and as he walked out he went to open the door and slam it into the back of me. There was like a stop on the floor so it hit the stop and almost clocked him back…

“We never really addressed it after that. That was where it started and it was like a drunken little bit of argy that went too far. He is an incredibly competitive athlete and he is also very f**kin’ good, he has got high standards. He is a very competitive athlete and in order to be that good, you have to flirt on the wrong side of competitive.

“So whenever we play each other there is always some element in the game where one of us is running at the other one or we are trying to bang each other. There always seems to be an element of that to it. I am sure he is like, I don’t even know that Dave is playing.”

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