Pat Lam's Bristol Bears are set to benefit from Saracens' relegation to the Championship with two players set to join the club on season-long loans according to a report in the Rugby Paper.
Recently capped England back-rower Ben Earl is set to join Pat Lam's charges along with fullback Max Malins. has signed a new four-year contract with the Premiership and European champions, but will spend next season in the West Country.
Earl signed a new four-year contract with the Premiership and European champions, but will spend next season in the West Country according to the report. The report goes on to state the 22-year-old drew the interest of Gloucester and Northampton Saints but Bristol have won the race to land him after he held talks with director of rugby Pat Lam.
He will be joined at Ashton Gate by Malins, who was a target for Exeter Chiefs and, like Earl, is hoping to advance his international chances.
The report also stated that Saracens are in for Ospreys and 20 test cap scrum-half Aled Davies, as they look to replace Bath-bound Ben Spencer.