England international Billy Vunipola to remain with Saracens

Billy Vunipola has been with Saracens since 2013
Billy Vunipola has been with Saracens since 2013
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England international Billy Vunipola has confirmed that he will remain with Saracens despite the club facing relegation at the end of the season.

Mark McCall's side has already been confirmed of moving to tier two for a series of salary cap breaches over the last four seasons and despite the setback Vunipola has decided to remain with the club and becomes the fifth player to publicly lend his support to Saracens after Jamie George, Elliot Daly, Ben Earl and Max Malins.

"I'm definitely staying. The way I see, it's part of the journey of the club," he told Rugby Pass.

"From my point of view, I'm just trying to sit still and play it out, see where we end up next year.

"I can't see a negative in it. I've haven't spoken directly to the powers at the top, when it comes to England or at Sarries, as to what will happen in terms of international recognition.

"I'm excited for next year. I reckon I'll play as much as I can, try to help the team as much as possible and hopefully we'll come straight back up.

"Some boys have had to try and further their careers, as they are at the start of their careers. I'm kind of in the middle of it.

"Boys are in different situations, and I can understand that. They've got families and things to look after."

Vunipola joined Saracens from Wasps in 2013 and has made over 100 Premiership appearances overall for two clubs combined. He also featured for England in 51 Tests since his international debut in 2013 but missed out on the Six Nations earlier this year due to an injury.

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