Released Wasps star ready to snub England for Six Nations rivals - Ruck

Released Wasps star ready to snub England for Six Nations rivals

Reports tonight have revealed that exciting prospect Paolo Odogwu is about to snub England will soon pledge his international allegiance to Italy.

The Mail Online has reported that Odogwu, who qualifies for Italy through his father, is attracting significant interest from and could sign with Italian side Benetton Treviso.

England head coach Eddie Jones has previously called up Odogwu to England training camps but he is yet to cap the powerful free agent.

Five England stars who could still swap nations before the 2023 World Cup

They could all swap nations ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

#1. Nathan Hughes (England to Fiji)

  • Age: 31
  • Position: Number 8
  • Current number of caps: 20
  • Last cap: March, 2019
  • Did you know? His uncle, Asaeli Hughes, is a former dual international having represented Fiji in both basketball and 15s rugby

Hughes, who grew up in the sugar cane town of Lautoka on the west coast of the main Fijian island of Viti Levu, has. revealed that he has full support from the RFU to swap nations after moving to Japan.

Gallagher Man of the Match Nathan Hughes of Bath Rugby on his Bath Rugby debut during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Match between Bath Rugby and Harlequins at the Recreation Ground on 28 Jan. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK