Update On Kurtley Beale’s Future With Wasps

Wasps hope to find out within the next week if Kurtley Beale will stay on at the club beyond his current one year deal.

The Australian utility back has an option of a second season with the Coventry based outfit, but Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made it known he is trying to bring Beale home.

“By virtue of being a quality player, Kurtley has a lot of options,” said Young.
“We’re expecting a decision over the next week but there’s quite a lot for him to think about – whether he wants another season in the Premiership or go back to Australia.
“I’m sure he has plenty of options to consider. Fingers crossed, he stays. But if he doesn’t we want to make sure he finishes strongly. He’s got better with every game and today was his best yet for us.
“It was always agreed that we see how this season goes and how he and his girlfriend settle in. He’s got his international career to think about. If it ends up being a year, it’s a year we wouldn’t have changed. If we can extend it, which we are hoping to do, we’ll be really pleased. If we can’t, it will have been a worthwhile exercise.”

Beale was man of the match in their win over Bath this past weekend, with Wasps no doubt hoping they can convince him to stay in England for at least one more season.

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