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Cullen Upbeat On Sexton Fitness

Cullen Upbeat On Sexton Fitness

Leinster boss Leo Cullen claims Johnny Sexton is close to being back to full fitness ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations clash with England.

The British & Irish Lions fly-half, who has continued to attract comments from England head coach Eddie Jones, has been struggling with a knee injury and has been out of action for almost the last month.

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However, the 2018 World Player of the Year should be fit a fresh when Ireland welcome England to the Aviva Stadium on February 2, according to his Leinster coach Cullen.

“Johnny is good, he was back running last week,” Cullen told BBC 5 live. “He is not a million miles away, and hopefully we will see him out in green over the course of the next few weeks.”

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