Centurions close in on French duo

Leigh Centurions are set to sign promising French duo Ilias Bergal and Jordan Dezaria, League Express understands.

Sources in France suggest that the pair will link up with the Centurions ahead of their Championship campaign next year.

Winger Bergal spent time training with Neil Jukes’ squad last year, before finishing the season in impressive fashion with Swinton Lions in the Championship.

Forward Dezaria came through Avignon’s system before joining Catalans Dragons, where he was highly rated after making his Super League debut last year.

The Centurions have shown a past willingness to invest in French talent, having signed Antoni Maria and Eloi Pelissier, and Bergal and Dezaria will continue that tradition.

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