RUMOUR | Springbok star reportedly offered £3m contract by European club

Montpellier have responded to reports that Springboks flank Pieter-Steph du Toit could move to the Top14 club.

On Sunday various South African newspapers reported that the World Rugby Player of the year Du Toit has been offered a three-year deal worth £1m per season.

However, Montpellier finally revealed their stance in the matter via the club’s official website.

The cash-rich Top14 side denied that ‘any contractual offer has been made to Pieter-Steph du Toit,’

The statement added that the speculations ‘only aim to harm the interests of the club, which is currently engaged in the safeguard of its structure,”

Read the full statement below…

The Times name their top 10 players in the world, including three England stars

The Times have launched a new series counting down the top ten rugby players in the world, as voted by our writers and statistical experts.

Here’s how the top 10 played out.

10. Tom Curry (England)

9. Kyle Sinckler (England)

8. Ardie Savea (New Zealand)