England captain Owen Farrell is reportedly trying to arrange a short-term loan move to the Top14, according to a source in France.
With the start of the Championship up in the air, the Saracens star doesn’t want be sat idle between the conclusion of the Autumn Nations Cup (6th December, 2020) and the start of the 2021 Six Nations (6th February,2010).
It’s been suggested that Farrell’s representatives could be set for talks with French heavyweights Toulon, which is where Jonny Wilkinson ended his career.
The deal being laid out is a two-month loan, but this could be extended if the Six Nations, as has been reported, is moved to the Spring.
Farrell, who remains committed to Saracens in regards to his long-term future, wants to be in peak condition and form to get revenge against South Africa with the Lions in 2021.
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