Manu Tuilagi has been named in a revised England training squad for the summer Tests against the USA and Canada.
Tuilagi is three games into his comeback from the Achilles injury sustained in September and is the only senior player to be selected in the 36-strong group that will continue preparations at the Lensbury.
England missed his power in midfield during the autumn and Six Nations campaigns but the Sale centre could now feature in next months Tests, which are preceded by a second string international against Scotland ‘A’.
The squad has been strengthened by personnel from losing Gallagher Premiership semi-finalists Sale and Bristol, but there are no players from Saracens present including Billy Vunipola.
Vunipola has joined George Ford, Ben Youngs, Jonny May and Mark Wilson in being rested, while England have supplied 12 players to the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.
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