Toulon Close In On Chris Ashton & World Cup Winning All Black
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It’s set to be a busy summer this year at French giants Toulon.
Saracens and England winger is set to complete his rumoured move according to Midi Olympique along with World Cup winning All Black, Israel Dagg.
The news comes along with today’s reports that Wallabies Drew Mitchell and Matt Giteau are set to depart at the end of the season. Giteau is set to retire while Mitchell will reportedly not be offered a new contract.
All Black Ma’a Nonu is also expected to sign a new deal with Toulon, turning down a blockbuster move to Premiership side Bristol. Owner Mourad Boudjellal is reportedly unhappy with recent performance’s, hence the reshuffle.
Wales and Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny is also set to be granted his release with Dagg coming in to cover his vacated fullback position.
To compensate for the departure of the two Aussie aces, Mourad will sign these two… pic.twitter.com/F5Qf8W5em5
— gavin mortimer (@gavinmortimer7) October 17, 2016