Johnny Wilkinson Offered Lucrative Deal To Come Out Of Retirement

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Top 14 side Lyon have reportedly offered former England and Toulon playmaker a lucrative deal to come out of retirement.

The legendary outhalf has reportedly been sounded out by the French club over a potential short-term move.

The struggling Top 14 side, are in a relegation battle to stay in the top tier of French rugby, with Wilkinson sought out as a potential ‘medical’ joker’ on a lucrative short-term contract.

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Injuries to Frédéric Michalak and Jacques-Louis Potgieter has left Lyon searching for an outhalf, with former Wallaby Mike Harris their only available option.

French Top 14 club Lyon reportedly sounded out England rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson over a potential short-term move.

Midi Olympique are reporting however that the star playmaker has ‘politely refused’ the offer.