The captain of the Polish national team of Rugby XV, Piotr Zeszutek, has signed an initial two-month contract with Harlequins.
Zszutek goes to the Premiership side on a loan with an option to extend the contract, according to the Polish Rugby Union official website.
If the 27-year-old manages to make an appearance while in South West London, he’ll become the first Polish player to play in the English top flight
Here he is in action:
Zeszutek, who has 15 international caps and plays for domestic club Ogniwo Sopot, is a strong ball-carrying number eight and has stood out with his performances for the Polish national team.
Per the report on the Polish Rugby Union website, the move was facilitated by Duaine Lindsay, the head coach of the Polish national team, who will continue to work with him whilst he is with Harlequins.