Central England, Manu Tuilagi, will be outside the courts for six months by Achilles tendon rupture after he was injured in the Premiership for Sale on Tuesday night in Northampton.
Sharks rugby manager, Steve Diamondrevealed Thursday that Tuilagi will undergo surgery next week. “The last thing is that they made him a plaque. She’ll have surgery next week hopefully and it’s a torn Achilles tendon, she’ll be out for six months. What will be will be. It’s brutal what we’re playing right now and he got a nasty (hit), Dan Biggar fell on him. It was an accident but these things happen. “
The injury means Tuilagi will miss the entire Nations Cup of the European autumn and the two campaigns of the Six Nations with England, this month’s completion of the 2020 delayed championship of the Premiership and next year’s full 2021 tournament. Tuilagi, who signed for Sale in July after refusing to accept reduced terms at Leicester.