Sir Ian McGeechan picks his five ‘nailed on’ players for Lions XV

4. Maro Itoje (England)

Position: Second-row

McGeechan said: “Itoje is definitely one of them and I’d bracket him as a possible captain. He’s a hell of a competitor.

“When you watch him, he’s into everything. He reads things so well, he’s niggling, he leads by example. He’s a really intelligent lad and a really intelligent rugby player.”

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