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Sale are keen to meet with the England rugby management after the Six Nations to ensure injury-prone Manu Tuilagi spends more time on the field than the treatment table.
Manu Tuilagi’s injury-blighted England career suffered yet another setback on Thursday when the powerhouse centre was ruled out of the side to play Wales in the Six Nations this weekend just hours after being named in the starting XV by head coach Eddie Jones.
England have welcomed captain Courtney Lawes and centre Manu Tuilagi back into the starting lineup for the Six Nations clash against Wales at Twickenham on Saturday.
England believe Manu Tuilagi will add a “new dimension”, should the powerful but injury-prone centre make his latest comeback against Wales in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday.
Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes have been included in Eddie Jones’ 25-man England squad for a Six Nations training camp in London.
Sale Sharks have been boosted by the return to fitness of international duo Faf de Klerk and Manu Tuilagi ahead of Sunday’s Premiership match against Harlequins.
Coach Eddie Jones had no qualms about selecting Manu Tuilagi on the wing for Saturday’s Cook Cup clash at Twickenham as England look to exploit Australia’s “inferiority complex” against England.
Manu Tuilagi has been selected to start on the wing, while Marcus Smith was named at flyhalf for England’s highly-anticipated Test against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
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