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Burrell to switch codes and join Warrington

Luther Burrell will trade rugby union for rugby league later this year when he joins Super League side Warrington Wolves from Northampton Saints.

The former England international centre has agreed a deal to leave Northampton at the end of the Premiership season, joining Wire on July 1.

The 31-year-old has agreed a two-year deal with Warrington and says he is excited to make the move.

“I know I will need to earn the trust of my team-mates first and foremost,” Burrell said. “I also hope to bring some physicality, that edge and the ability to break the line.

“I’ve had the opportunity to play for England in union and to play on some of the biggest stages in finals. I’d like to think I can transfer the experience I have gained into rugby league.

“I’m not here to make up the numbers. I’m coming over and I mean business.” News wire is powered by opta

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