Nyakane linked to record move to France – .

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Nyakane linked to record move to France – .


Parisian club Racing 92 have reportedly paid the Vodacom Bulls a transfer fee of several million rand to secure the services of Springbok mainstay Trevor Nyakane.

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According to a French sports media RMC Sport, Nyakane has agreed to join the Top 14 club until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Nyakane is currently still under contract with the Bulls, but Racing were so determined to secure Nyakane’s signature that they agreed to buy him out on the remainder of his contract.

While no official figures have been attached to Nyakane’s transfer fee, unconfirmed reports put them at around R5 million.

Nyakane won his 50th Springbok cap this year and dazzled on both sides of the fray as the world’s first “swing prop”.

Racing 92 is said to be dissatisfied with its current accessories and Nyakane was sought after for this role.

The move of the mainstay of the Bulls to France is part of a larger recruitment drive by Racing 92, whose chairman, Jacky Lorenzetti, has called for more liberal recruitment ahead of next season.

Nyakane’s move, due to be announced this week, follows the arrival of Duane Vermeulen at new club Ulster and brings the total for the South African Fall Nations-based team to 53%. ‘foreigner.

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