Stuart Lancaster will lead Racing 92 next year

The current Leinster coach should succeed Laurent Travers at the head of the Ile-de-France club.

It was anticipated, it is now almost done. According to the latest revelations from The Team , Stuart Lancaster, who currently manages Leinster, should replace Laurent Travers at the head of Racing 92 from next season. Aged 52, the man who was England coach between 2011 and 2015 would have signed his contract on Thursday, specifies the sports daily.

The beginning of a new era for Racing?

In addition, the Briton should not arrive alone in Île de France. Our colleagues claim that he could try to convince Felipe Contepomi, his former assistant who currently occupies a coaching role with the Pumas, as well "only one or two other assistantsto follow him on this adventure. With the arrival of such a recognized personality in the world of oval racing, Racing 92 is undoubtedly entering a new era. The next few months should be lively for Ciel et Blanc.

Despite this change of coach, Laurent Travers, who arrived in 2013, was not kicked out of the club: "It is Laurent who will choose his successor. And you don't need to be a great cleric to understand that in the near future Laurent will be the Chairman of our Management Board while I will be Chairman of the Supervisory Board, responsible for setting the main strategic orientations.“, explained Jacky Lorenzetti, the president of Racing 92.

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