Two-time World Cup-winner Frans Steyn has confirmed he will return to South Africa in January 2020.
The 32-year-old Steyn has been plying his trade abroad since 2014, currently playing for French giants Montpellier.
Steyn has now confirmed to Volksblad that he is relocating to South Africa at the end of January, with the aim of returning to the Free State along with wife Linca and their three daughters to focus on his farming business.
‘We want to raise our children here because we want them to experience the same upbringing my wife and I had when we grew up.’
Despite his intention to focus on his farming interests, Steyn had purchased a house in Bloemfontein but it remains unclear whether he will sign a contract to play for the Cheetahs in the PRO14.
Steyn departs to France for the final time this coming weekend before his homecoming in a couple of months’ time.
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