The 15 internationals Linked With French Club of Proposed UAE Takeover

Reports in France claims that second-tier Beziers, who are subject of a huge takeover, are interested in bringing Michael Cheika in as head coach.

If their project succeeds, the consortium plan to inject 10 million euros from the first season in order to pay off the debts of the club, buy back the loans in progress and, above all, “recruit heavy”.

Beziers won multiple French Championships throughout the 1970s and 1980s, with 11 titles to their name, before dropping into the lower divisions in France, falling into the third-tier Federale 1 in 2009.

Here is a full list of all the players linked with a shock move to the ProD2 club…

1. Maro Itoje (England)

2. Eben Etzebeth (South Africa)

3. Dan Biggar (Wales)

4. Michael Hooper (Australia)

5. Faf de Klerk (South Africa)