A Premiership club has joined the race to sign departing Saracens lock George Kruis.
The 29-year-old lock is set to ease tensions on Saracens financial outlook and depart Allianz Park at the end of the current season
According to RugbyPass, Kruis is one of the big name players who give the club some breathing room in their cap management with a move to the Japan Top League on the cards.
TRANSFER RUMOUR: Northampton Saints are being linked to BOTH Joel Kpoku and George Kruis.— RugbyInsideLine (@RugbyInsideLine) January 11, 2020
That could be a huge coup for the Saints… pic.twitter.com/rRTNMzQ8AH
However, according to rumour gurus Rugby Inside Line, Northampton Saints could be set to make the experienced lock an offer . while they continue to negotiate with Sarries England U20 second-row Joel Kpoku.
Saracens are understandably also keen on keeping the stand out youngster but the paper reports Saints could be able to offer the young player a better deal.