Virimi Vakatawa could be the first French player with a dual club and Federation (FFR) contract.
Lyon are in the top spot to recieve the flyer, who is as dangerous on the sevens circuit as he is on the international stage.
It has been reported that Bath Rugby are focused on signing Leigh Halfpenny from Top 14's fourth placed side, Toulon, on a salary nudging half a million!
The Welsh full-back would be looking to move after the 2017/18 season... the ball is in his court with no lack of offers elsewhere (Cardiff Blues and Super Rugby to name a few)
Racing 92 have stepped in and expressed an interest in signing the Munster and Irish forward Donnacha Ryan.
The 33 year old would be reunited with his former team-mate Ronan O'Gara if he decides on the move, most likely ending his international career.
With the recent headlines at Gloucester involving their potential number 8 important, they may need to dip into the transder market for a new one...
Italian talisman Sergio Parisse has been linked to the West-country club, and with Stade's recent instability, there's no reason why he wouldn't.