Wigan Warriors' Tom Davies set to tie-up move to Catalans Dragons

Catalans Dragons hope to secure Wigan's Tom Davies this week.

Thursday, 7th November 2019, 11:13 am
Tom Davies' season was cut short in April

The winger could tie-up a move away from his hometown club within days.

As reported in Monday's Wigan Post, Catalans have been monitoring his recovery from a season-ending ankle injury and want him on board for 2020.

And Wigan, with a stockpile of wingers, are prepared to let him go.

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Davies is under contract with the Warriors for 2020 and it is unclear whether the move will be permanent or on loan. Leeds have previously shown interest.

The 22-year-old England Knights international suffered a sickening injury in the Good Friday derby against St Helens. He is due to return to full training next month but with Joe Burgess, Liam Marshall, fit-again Dom Manfredi and Bevan French, on board, faced competition for a first-team spot next year.

A move to Catalans will see him join fellow former Warriors Lewis Tierney, Micky McIlorum, Sam and Joel Tomkins in the south of France.