Morgan Escare confirms his Wigan Warriors future

Morgan Escare will stay at Wigan Warriors next season, despite an offer to return to France.

Monday, 24th September 2018, 2:14 pm
Updated Monday, 24th September 2018, 3:17 pm
Morgan Escare

Escare, who joined Wigan from Catalans Dragons for the 2017 season, had thought about returning to France and had an offer to join Limoux, a French Elite One club.

But the 26-year-old has told Wigan he wants to stay on at the DW, despite new signing Zak Hardaker, who operates in Escare’s full-back position, being eligible to play next term.

He told treizemondial.fr: “A few weeks ago, I thought about all this for personal reasons but it’s behind me.

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“I had an appointment with the president of the club and I told them my desire to continue here (at Wigan) and honour my contract.

“I will be a Wigan player in 2019.”

The France international has scored eight tries for Wigan this term.