RUMOUR | Saracens close in on Owen Farrell replacement

Cătălin Fercu

More frustrating than anything.

Tongues were wagging when the Romania international, who has now accumulated 107 caps, arrived at Allianz Park in 2014, with the fullback being compared to Welshman Leigh Halfpenny by the press at the time.

He was intended to come in and play a pivotal role in the team but would depart at the end of the season after only six appearances. The speedster probably warranted longer to prove himself, but this was a mediocre transfer nonetheless.

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