Reports tonight have revealed that exciting prospect Paolo Odogwu is set to snub England will soon pledge his international allegiance to Italy.
The Mail Online reported that Odogwu, who qualifies for Italy through his father, is attracting significant interest and could sign with Italian team Benetton Treviso.
England head coach Eddie Jones has called Odogwu up to training camps in England before, but he’s yet to cap the powerful free agent.
Five England stars who could still swap nations ahead of the 2023 World Cup
They could all change nations before the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
#1. Nathan Hughes (England to Fiji)
- Age: 31
- Position: Number 8
- Current number of caps: 20
- Last cap: March 2019
- Did you know? His uncle, Asaeli Hughes, is a former double international who represented Fiji in basketball and rugby union.
Hughes, who grew up in the sugarcane town of Lautoka on the west coast of Fijian’s main island of Viti Levu, has. revealed he had the full support of the RFU to swap nations after moving to Japan.
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