The Mail on Sunday has reported that Stuart Hogg could become the highest-paid European player in history next year in a reunion with former Scotland coach Vern Cotter.
The Glasgow and Scotland full-back is out of contract at the end of the 2018/19 season and it is understood French clubs are already expressing an interest in a ‘seven-figure’ deal for the speedster.
No British player has ever commanded over £1million and but it’s understood that Hogg could be keen on a reunion with Cotter at Montpellier.
Hogg would be following in the footsteps of Greig Laidlaw and Richie Gray, who have already made lucrative moves across the Channel.
‘It is up to Vern to propose players and it is up to me to say ‘Yes’ or ‘No’,’ Altrad told The Mail on Sunday.
‘Most of the time I would say ‘Yes’. Vern has not yet mentioned Hogg to me, but of course we would be interested if it becomes an option. He is an absolutely talented guy.’