Navarrete arrives in England to finalise switch for 2017

TotalRL understands that Catalans Dragons forward Romain Navarrete has flown into the UK today (Thursday) in order to finalise a switch to a Super League rival for 2017.

Reports have linked the 22-year-old with a move to Wigan Warriors for 2017, but it is understood that no deal has been completed as of yet.

Navarrete will be in attendance at both Warrington and Wigan over the next 48 hours to watch the Super League play-off semi-finals amidst interest from as many as six Super League sides over a deal for the forward.

Navarrete will not be at Catalans next year after opting to look elsewhere for a contract, and although the Warriors remain favourites, no deal has been struck.

Navarrete made his Super League debut this season for the Dragons, against Huddersfield. He has previously spent time at Limoux and Hemel Stags, before spending the last two seasons in the Dragons’ reserve team.