Seta Tamanivalu and Charlie Ngatai have both been linked with a switch to the French Top 14.
Tamanivalu, capped three times by the All Blacks, could move to Bordeaux, after falling down the pecking order of wings in New Zealand.
The wing was at the heart of the Crusaders’ push for the Super Rugby title last season, scoring 10 tries for the 2017 champions.
Ngatai, who was linked with a move to Toulon last year, is set to join Lyon, with Sonny-Bill Williams, Ryan Crotty and Anton Leinert-Brown all ahead of him at international level.
The centre has battled head injuries and concussion throughout 2016 and 2017 and seems to have given up a potential spot in the All Blacks’ 2019 World Cup squad.
It is also expected that Crusaders flank Jordan Taufua will leave New Zealand, for either Europe or Japan.
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