Saracens are apparently in talks with SA Rugby over a potential fixture against the Springboks in London next year.
According to a Sky Sports News, the talks with the Springboks are at an early stage as Saracens attempt to arrange competitive matches to bolster their fixture list and keep their squad match-fit.
It was recently confirmed that Saracens will be relegated from the Premiership following a sequence of salary cap breaches that have thrown the English club into turmoil.
It is believed that the club is aiming to host several tier-one Test nations, as well as the Barbarians and Vodacom Super Rugby teams next season.
Saracens’ established England and British & Irish Lions stars will not play week-in week-out in the Championship next season, with the club instead looking at innovative ways of providing high-level opposition.
And for that reason, the club’s audacious plan is said to have the full backing of England coach Eddie Jones and Lions coach Warren Gatland.
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