EXCLUSIVE: Former England star and NFL convert Christian Wade makes a return to rugby this weekend with French giants Racing 92… practically 4 years on from leaving Wasps
- Former England wing Christian Wade is ready to return to rugby this weekend
- The 31-year-old will function for French giants Racing 92 in a sevens match
- The ex-England worldwide spent three years with the Buffalo Payments within the NFL
- Wade is the fourth-highest attempt scorer in Rugby Premiership historical past with 82
Former England wing and NFL convert Christian Wade is ready to make a much-anticipated return to rugby this weekend, Sportsmail understands.
The 31-year-old is slated to function for French giants Racing 92 in a sevens match on Saturday, practically 4 years on from his final rugby look.
The ex-Wasps wing, who lately returned to those shores after three years within the NFL with the Buffalo Payments, has been drafted in for the Supersevens collection throughout the Channel.
Former England wing Christian Wing is ready to return to rugby with French facet Racing 92
The 31-year-old returned to England following three seasons with the Buffalo Payments within the NFL
Wade has teased a comeback to rugby ever since his NFL profession ended earlier this 12 months.
He has held talks with a number of golf equipment and has been linked with a transfer to the High 14.
The 31-year outdated is predicted to make solely a cameo look for Racing through the match in Pau.
However this might characterize step one in the direction of a extra everlasting transfer, with the Parisian facet mentioned to be searching for a medical ‘joker’.
Wade is the fourth-highest attempt scorer within the Rugby Premiership, having crossed 82 occasions
Wade has loads of sevens expertise – he represented England between 2009 and 2010 – and sees this as an opportunity to roll again the years, with a European rugby big, as he plots a comeback correct.
The wing has been rebuilding his rugby health forward of a possible return to the 15-man recreation and it’s understood he desires his subsequent transfer to permit him to problem for silverware whereas maintaining his charity work off the pitch.
Wade stays the fourth-highest attempt scorer in Premiership historical past, having crossed 82 occasions for Wasps.