Stephen Myler: Ospreys discover new contract for England fly-half
Ospreys head coach Toby Sales space hopes veteran fly-half Stephen Myler will spend a second 12 months on the area.
After leaving London Irish, Myler signed a one-year deal in July 2020 to assist fill the Ospreys void left by injured Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe.
The 36-year-old has impressed and will lengthen his keep past 2020-21.
“Our intent is actually to try to maintain him right here, I believe he has carried out sufficient to have these conversations,” mentioned Sales space.
Anscombe isn’t anticipated to return till subsequent season after injuring his knee in August 2019 whereas taking part in for Wales towards England.
Myler spent a lot of his profession at Northampton and helped Saints win the European Problem Cup and English Premiership in 2014 as a part of a 330-game, 2,655-point spell earlier than departing Franklin’s Gardens in 2018.
He performed his solely worldwide towards Argentina in June 2013.
Myler has performed an integral position in Ospreys’ resurgence below Sales space, with the area profitable 5 out of the final six video games, and will now be in line for a contract extension.
“The workforce predominantly is identical and he has actually been the quarter-back of the enhancements on the Ospreys,” mentioned Sales space.
“In order that warrants a dialog which is occurring now and if we may agency that up it could be superior, and it is acquired to be proper for Steve too.
“Our intent is actually to try to maintain him right here.
“I am certain folks raised just a few eyebrows when Stephen walked via the door on the Ospreys at 35 however look what he is doing for us. He defies age.”
Sales space has additionally confirmed curiosity in signing Wales Below-20s captain Jac Morgan from Scarlets.
“We all know Jac’s a top quality participant,” mentioned Sales space.
“We’ve vested an curiosity in him, for certain, as I am certain have a lot of folks.
“It is most likely an instance of desirous to make the squad extra sturdy, particularly when now we have to ship a lot to worldwide programmes.”