Loosehead prop Emmanuel Iyogun has signed a brand new “long-term” contract with Northampton Saints forward of the brand new Premiership marketing campaign.
The 21-year-old has made 25 appearances since his first-team debut in 2020, 20 of them final season.
Iyogun was within the beginning line-up for the Premiership semi-final in opposition to eventual champions Leicester in June.
“He drives himself and people round him within the loosehead group to enhance,” mentioned director of rugby Phil Dowson.
“Manny can also be a really, very coachable participant – he is vibrant and he works actually onerous.
“You’ll be able to see that clearly; it is simple to overlook that solely three years in the past he transitioned into the entrance row, however already he is an actual handful at scrum time, a superb ball provider and a robust defender.”
Iyogun got here via the Saints academy and represented England at under-20 degree.
“I nonetheless have quite a bit to be taught however I’m trying ahead to hopefully repaying the religion the coaches have proven in me, and enjoying my half within the Membership profitable some silverware for our supporters within the years forward,” he mentioned.
Northampton begin the 2022-23 Premiership season with a visit to Sale Sharks on Friday, 9 September.