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Singleton to leave Worcester for Sarries

England prospect Jack Singleton will join Saracens ahead of next season, the Premiership club have announced.

The 22-year-old hooker, who came through the Sarries academy, has agreed to a three-year deal at Allianz Park, having impressed for Worcester Warriors.

He has been signed as a replacement for France international Christopher Tolofua, who is joining Toulon.

Singleton was a member of the England squad for recent tours of Argentina and South Africa but is yet to collect a full cap.

He said of the move to Sarries: “I’m very excited to sign for Saracens. It’s a homecoming for me; I came through the academy and it’s the club I supported from a young age and used to watch regularly.

“I’m relishing the opportunity to join a club which has been extremely successful in recent seasons and I hope to contribute to future successes as much as I can.

“I’d like to thank Worcester for an incredible five years. They gave me the chance to progress as a player and have helped me develop immensely in that period. I’m extremely grateful to them.”

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