Owen Farrell is set to miss out on England’s clash with France this weekend as Marcus Smith will reportedly take his place in the starting line-up.
England welcomes France to Twickenham on Saturday evening in a must-win game for both sides.
Both sides are currently tied on ten points each, along with Scotland and are a massive five points behind leaders Ireland in the Six Nations standings.
Steve Borthwick is reportedly set to make a huge decision when naming his squad, for the first time in eight years, Farrell is set to miss out on a starting spot.
With reports claiming that Smith will take his position at fly-half.
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