After Virimi Vakatawa produces a sensational debut for France in the Six Nations, rumour has it that Toulon (who else) have put their bids in early.
Toulon have also raised interest in France's tighthead Rabah Slimani.
Cian Healy has reportedly been approached by Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors, a contract claiming to be worth more than his current €400,000 contract with Leinster Rugby and the IRFU.
A three-year deal has been put to Healy, who is currently out of international duties after minor knee surgery.
As Lyon's hopes of signing Danny Cipriani fade, they open up discussions with South African scrum-half Francois Hougaard.
The gossip is that Racing 92 are chasing Leicester's Vereniki Goneva to replace Alexandre Dumoulin next season.