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‘Paolo Odogwu has world-class potential' - Eddie Jones

Posted On: 6 Mar 2021   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

‘Paolo Odogwu has world-class potential' - Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones believes Paolo Odogwu has the potential to become a world-class destroyer of defences after thrusting the Wasps centre into his squad for the Six Nations.
Odogwu's breakthrough season continues apace with a call-up to the 28-man group alongside Harry Randall , the dynamic Bristol scrum-half who is also uncapped.
The 23-year-old of Nigerian heritage has emerged as a rampaging force for the Premiership runners-up, topping the stats charts for clean line breaks and metres made.
Jones has been so impressed that he has jettisoned Jonathan Joseph from his senior squad, despite the well-established Bath centre making four starts at the end of last year.
Covers the midfield
Like Joseph, Odogwu covers wing and the midfield and it is the former Sale Shark's force in the carry that has offered sight of a first cap when England launch their title defence against Scotland on February 6.
“I remember talking to Steve Diamond at Sale, watching him at a game, and he said, ‘This kid's got a lot of power, a lot of...

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