December 7 2013 Latest news:
Brian Smith has named his side for the vital Challenge Cup Pool game with Stade Francais.
London Wasps are missing Christian Wade after his ankle injury last weekend ruled him out for most of the season.
Harlequins have named the in-form Nick Evans in their side to face Racing Metro 92.
Saracens will start with Chris Ashton against Zebre in the Heineken Cup.
Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty has revealed that alternative plans to the Heineken Cup will be drawn up as quickly as possible.
EXCLUSIVE: George Kruis admits Saracens will have to beat Toulouse in France to qualify for the Heineken Cup knock-out stages – but he says they must first focus on the upcoming double-header against Zebre.
EXCLUSIVE: Jack Wilson has hailed the education he is receiving under Saracens wing duo Chris Ashton and David Strettle – and he feels the latter is making it impossible for England to ignore him any longer.
Charlie Hodgson admits that the retiring Steve Borthwick will be a hard man to replace, but he says Saracens have players who are capable of filling the void.