Japan back-row on his way to Sarries

Date published: December 11 2013

Saracens have announce that Japan back-row Takashi Kikutani will train with the Premiership club for several months.

According to Saracens’ official website, capped 66 times by the Brave Blossoms, the 33-year-old number eight will join up with Allianz Park-based outfit as Mark McCall’s men prepare for a busy festive period.

Kikutani recently featured in Japan’s autumn international series, and played against Scotland and Saracens back-row Kelly Brown at Murrayfield on the November 9.