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The New Zealand Herald are reporting that three World Cup winning All Blacks are on the verge of joining clubs in Europe.
Israel Dagg, Cory Jane and Victor Vito could all be set for a move up north. Dagg lost his place in the side for this years Rugby World Cup but Victor Vito remains an integral part of New Zealand’s squad, having picked up his second World Cup winners medal in October.
At 28, Vito has every chance of being part of the All Blacks 2019 campaign. Stade Francais, Ulster and La Rochelle have all shown interest in the number eight and with competition for places in the form of Kieran Read, Akira Ioane, Ardie Savea, Elliot Dixon, Steven Luatua and Brad Shields- Vito may cash in on a European move.
48 times capped Israel Dagg has fallen out of favour with Ben Smith favoured. Dagg also has the like of Nehe Milner-Skudder Julian Savea and Waisake Naholo to contend with.
Despite recently signing a three year contract, Jane is behind Dagg in the pecking order and could therefore be granted early release if a lucrative offer came in.