Mako Vunipola has today become the latest player to sign a new deal that will allow him to stay on with Championship-bound Saracens.
The 29-year-old will continue his already nine-year-long journey in north London having proved an influential figure on and off the field, playing a major role in Sarries’ European and domestic success.
Vunipola's progression at Allianz Park has seen him become a mainstay in the England side as well as earn six British & Irish Lion Test caps on tours of Australia and New Zealand.
The prop, who has made 168 Saracens appearances to date, commented: “This club has been very good to me.
“They’ve looked after me, given me the opportunity to be the player that I’ve been and given me the platform to keep improving.
“I have no doubt the club will be back and fighting for Championships and that’s part of the reason why this decision was quite easy.
“It wasn’t all too difficult for me as I could see the group we had and the strength of the club. I’ve no doubt we’ll attack this challenge like we have done with the other challenges we’ve had before.”