5. Ben Foden
Made 250 appearances for Northampton Saints. A possible return to Sale Sharks has been mooted, which is also where he began his professional career back in 2004. He has also been linked with a possible move to the United States and an MLR franchise being set up in New York for 2019.
6. Francesco Minto
The fiery Italian international back-row or lock forward was surprisingly released by Benetton after a successful campaign which saw them win 11 out of their 21 fixtures in this season’s PRO14. He has 39 caps for Italy and is still capable of playing at a high level so it would be a surprise if he didn’t get picked up this summer.