SARACENS support Alex Lozowski is about to play in France next season after accepting a one-year contract with Toulouse.
The English international, chased by Bath, chose to cross the Channel instead of pursuing his career in Premiership.
The 26-year-old son of the former Wasps and England center Rob moved to the Saracens in 2016 after a two-year stint with his father’s former club.
But he has been linked to a number of clubs since its inception
confirmed that the Saracens would be relegated from the Premiership for violation of
the salary ceiling.
Sale Sharks and the former Wasps club were the first to top Lozowski and even went around the Rec before opting for a deal with Toulouse.
He will be the last player to leave the Premiership
champions for next season with Gloucester having signed Jack Singleton,
Meanwhile, Bristol has agreed to lend Ben Earl and Max Malins to the Saracens for a season and English captain Nick Isiekwe heads to Northampton Saints.
A number of other Saracen players have already left the club or will leave permanently at the end of the Premiership season.
And with relegation to the championship signaling to the London club, rugby director Mark McCall has supported the harvest of young brash players.
“Since we haven’t chosen a lot of our international players for a lot of our league games and everything that goes on behind the scenes, I can’t say above from our playgroup, the points positive for us this year is just how much young players have been exposed to and have savored their chances and opportunities, ”said McCall earlier this month.
“We had a good balance in the team between some experienced players who faced and some younger players who are at the start of their journey. ”
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