Round-up of rugby transfer rumours. All the latest online speculation linking players with moves. Please remember these are internet rumours, gathered in one place for your convenience, not RUCK stories.
Neil Fissler had reported in Sunday’s On The Blindside that Faf de Klerk and James O’Connor were done deals at Sale. (The Rugby Paper)
However, Sale Director of Rugby Steve Diamond responded in a statement on Monday, saying: “I have not spoken to either player and don’t know where the speculation has come from. We have announced several new signings recently and we are in negotiations with several more players.
“Once they sign a Sharks contract we will make announcements.”
Ross Moriarty has reportedly turned down a contract extension at Gloucester and is now eyeing a move back to Wales when hi current deal expires at the end of next season. (The Rugby Paper)
London Irish are reportedly trying to tempt Springbok international to Lood de Jager to join them as they look to make a successful return to the Aviva Premiership. The Falcons were also interested but was reportedly put off by the forwards high wage demands. (Numerous)
Wasps have earmarked All Blacks centre Malakai Fekitoa as a marquee signing to replace Kurtley Beale. (Numerous)
Ben Botica could be leaving Montpellier at the end of the season with a move to Newport Gwent Dragons rumoured