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Manu Tuilagi: England and Sale Sharks centre set for six-week lay-off as a consequence of hamstring tear

Manu Tuilagi injured himself in scoring his attempt in opposition to South Africa final weekend

England and Sale Sharks centre Manu Tuilagi is ready to be out for at the very least six weeks after he injured his hamstring whereas on worldwide obligation.

Tuilagi will now see a specialist to verify the following steps and extent of the lay-off.

“I am actually gutted,” Sharks boss Alex Sanderson stated.

“I am gutted for him and gutted as a result of we have been managing him effectively after which one thing like that occurs.”

The Samoa-born former Leicester three-quarter has struggled with hamstring, knee and Achilles problems at numerous phases throughout his profession.

He as soon as missed 15 months whereas at Tigers with a groin damage, earlier than returning in January 2016.

England start their Six Nations marketing campaign with the Calcutta Cup match in opposition to Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday, 5 February.

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