Racing’s Lancaster confirms interest in Farrell-ZoomTech News

Owen Farrell has spent his whole profession with Saracens after making his senior debut as a 17-year-old in 2008

Racing 92 head coach Stuart Lancaster has confirmed his curiosity in signing Saracens and England fly-half Owen Farrell for subsequent season.

Final week the French membership launched a press release denying experiences an settlement to signal the fly-half had been reached.

Farrell, 32, dominated himself out of this 12 months’s Six Nations to prioritise his and his household’s psychological wellbeing.

“He can be a fantastic signing. Who would not need a participant like Owen Farrell?” Lancaster mentioned.

“We’ll see the way it performs out. No deal has been completed, there isn’t any affirmation of something for subsequent 12 months.

“It will be me [who has the final say on signings].”

The 32-year-old began on Sunday in Saracens’ 55-15 defeat by Bordeaux Begles, who’re second within the High 14 behind Racing.

Lancaster, who coached England from 2011-2015, gave Farrell his first of 112 caps, towards Scotland in 2012.

“Racing are sometimes linked with key gamers and I am fortunate my relationships with gamers from England and Eire are all a part of that, however we’ll see,” he mentioned after his aspect’s defeat by Bathtub within the Investec Champions Cup.

“I’ve signed for 4 years and what I am making an attempt to do is construct a workforce that may win this 12 months and a workforce that is going to be actually aggressive over the following couple of years as properly.”

Lancaster’s aspect have been looking out for a star identify at fly-half after Scotland’s Finn Russell left to affix Bathtub final summer season.

He has already signed England wing Henry Arundell and South Africa’s double World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi.

The previous England coach, who loved a profitable spell at Leinster, joined Racing this season.

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