Sarto to swap Zebre for Warriors


Glasgow Warriors have completed the signing of Zebre winger Leonardo Sarto for next season subject to a medical.

Italy international Sarto has made 50 appearances for Zebre over the past four seasons, but the 24-year-old has been tempted by a move to the Pro12 champions.

"I wanted to move to the United Kingdom as I know the standard of rugby is high and I want to improve my game. Joining a club like Glasgow Warriors will help me do that," Sarto told the Warriors' official website.

"I've always known Glasgow is a great club and I know [fellow Italy international] Simone Favaro is enjoying it there. I hear the fans love him and I hope I will have a similarly good relationship with them when I move over."

Sarto has scored six tries in 26 appearances for Italy, including a try on his debut against Scotland in June 2013.