Transfer Rumours: Wasps close in on two back-rowers

Wasps are closing in on two new signing according to sources.

With Guy Thompson heading to Leicester Tigers and James Haskell leaving the club in the summer, Director of Rugby Dai Young has been in the market for new recruits in the back-row.



According to Rugby Inside Line, they have secured the signings of two exciting prospects with Ben Morris and Joe Atkinson set to make the step up to the Premiership and join Wasps in the summer.

An experienced forward, Morris joined Nottingham from Newcastle Falcons in 2015 and has impressed the Championship over the last two seasons.

Meanwhile, part-time farmer Atkinson joined the Scots from Cornish Pirates ahead of the 16/17 season and was one of the standout performers during his debut season at the Athletic Ground.

He missed just four matches all season as he became an irreplaceable member of the back-row, which also saw him cross the try-line on six ocassions.

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