Revealed: The Two Teams Locked In Battle For Leigh Halfpenny’s Signature
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Wasps are set to go head to head with the Scarlets for Leigh Halfpenny’s signature, with Cardiff Blues losing the battle to reclaim their former star.
The Wales and Lions full-back is expected to end his time with Toulon after two seasons with the French club next summer.
But while it is hoped poster boy Halfpenny will return to the Welsh game on a WRU dual contract, resurgent English club Wasps are trying to lure him to the Aviva Premiership.
WalesOnline understands Halfpenny has yet to make up his mind where he goes next, but could decide within a fortnight.
They have been told he is extremely unlikely to return to his old side the Blues, even though the Arms Park region have been very vocal in their determination to bring him home.
Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac has admitted he would like to talk to Halfpenny , but Wasps are formidable opponents in the fight for one of the most coveted players in the northern hemisphere game.