Premiership Side Hoping To Open Talks & Sign Free Agent Manu Tuilagi

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England international Manu Tuilagi could be set for talks with Sale Sharks in a deal that would see him remain in the Premiership following his Leicester Tigers exit, according to a report in the Times.

Tuilagi is one of five contract rebels who were unable to agree terms with Leicester this week after being asked to take a further pay cut of 25% as the club looks to balance their books in the wake of the ongoing financial crisis that has wreaked havoc on sport.

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Sale would require permission from Leicester to push through with a deal with Tuilagi still technically contracted until the end of next season but the Tigers are also technically in breach of his contract for forcing a pay cut.

The report adds that there is “no way back” for Tuilagi at Leicester at this stage.