Gavin Henson has, as expected, been named on the bench for Saracens’ Boxing Day clash against Wasps at Wembley. Cheap football tickets
Wales international Henson has not played in almost 20 months but is set to feature at some point in the London derby, which is live on Sky Sports.
The 28-year-old joined Sarries in October but his debut has been delayed by his participation in the TV show Strictly Come Dancing. Football tickets
Also amongst the list of replacements is Alex Goode, who is ready to return to action after missing the last four weeks through injury. arsenal football tickets
Meanwhile, props Deon Carstens and Carlos Nieto are recalled to the starting XV at the expense of Rhys Gill and Petrus du Plessis. Captain Steve Borthwick and Ernst Joubert are also back in the pack. rugby tickets
The game looks certain to go ahead as Wembley has undersoil heating.
Saracens team: 15 Chris Wyles, 14 David Strettle, 13 Michael Tagicakibau, 12 Brad Barritt, 11 James Short, 10 Owen Farrell, 9 Neil de Kock; 1 Deon Carstens, 2 Schalk Brits, 3 Carlos Nieto, 4 Steve Borthwick (capt), 5 Hugh Vyvyan, 6 Kelly Brown, 7 Jacques Burger, 8 Ernst Joubert
Replacements: 16 Jamie George, 17 Rhys Gill, 18 Petrus du Plessis, 19 Hayden Smith, 20 Andy Saull, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 Gavin Henson, 23 Alex Goode champions league tickets