The 10 biggest rugby players who are off-contract in 2020
With the 2019/20 campaign nearing its end, clubs will start luring players to sign lucrative deals for next season.
1. Leigh Halfpenny
Current club: Scarlets
Market interest: The fullback signed a three-year deal with Scarlets in August 2017, turning down an offer from Bath, to return to Wales from Toulon. It’s now expected that he will join Bath, who remain interested in the experienced international.
Prediction: Will sign for Bath
2. Jonny May
Current club: Leicester Tigers
Market interest: Tigers will ty to keep him, but reportedly the offer is £100,000 lower than his current contract. He’ll be looking for one last big payday before ending his career on the French coast probably. Newcastle Falcons are very keen on May, according to RUCK sources.
Prediction: Joining the Falcons
3. Huw Jones
Current club: Glasgow Warriors
Market interest: According to Netwerk24, Jones would now like to leave the Warriors after falling out with the coaches and wants a move to the Gallagher Premier Premiership in 2020/21. Although he has yet to put pen to paper, Jones was poised to sign a two-year deal with Leicester Tigers last season and that offer is thought to be still on the table.
Prediction: He’ll head to Welford Road