Wales and Lions star Taulupe Faletau is the latest rugby star to be linked with French club Beziers as their multi-million pound takeover from a UAE billionaire closes in on completion.
Midi Olympique have reported Beziers’ new director of rugby Christophe Dominici has made an approach for the 29-year-old number eight, and is willing to pay Bath compensation for his services.
Free agent Manu Tuilagi is also reportedly on the radar of Beziers following his dramatic exit from Leicester Tigers this week following a wage row.
one of the most exciting back row players in the world game, He starred for Wales throughout their impressive 2015 Rugby World campaign and narrowly missed the 2019 Rugby World Cup due to injury.
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He also toured Australia and New Zealand with the British & Irish Lions in the summer, playing in the series clinching final Test in Sydney and all three tests against the All Blacks.
Faletau is an outstanding ball-carrier who consistently beats the first line of defence with his quick feet and dominance with ball in hand.
Did you know? He became the first Pacific Islander to play for Wales in 2011 against the Barbarians.