Former Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils star makes sensational impact at new club after surprise switch

Recently Morgan Escare surprised quite a few people when he left Salford Red Devils despite having one year left on his current deal.

The fullback started his career at Catalans Dragons in 2013, he moved to Wigan in 2016 as understudy to Sam Tomkins.

Whilst there he helped the Warriors to the Super League title coming off the bench in the 2018 Grand Final as they defeated Warrington Wolves 12-4.

However, even after the departure of Tomkins in 2019, he remained second fiddle to Zak Hardaker and eventually left the club on loan to join Wakefield Trinity prior to making the move to Salford Red Devils where he has battled with the likes of Dan Sarginson and Ryan Brierley for the fullback spot.

He starred for France in the Rugby League World Cup but after that came to an end he made the surprise decision to leave the club joining Carcassonne in the French Elite One Championship and he made an instant impact for his club this weekend against St Esteve XIII Catalan – the feeder team for the Dragons.

His side led 34-6 at the break and a brilliant 40 metre break from the quick fullback saw him skate passed a number of defenders.

He also grabbed a first half try too supporting a break before a brilliant piece of footwork totally wrong footed the cover defence.

As his side wrapped up a comprehensive win, he scored the last try of the game and it was perhaps the best of the game too as he jinked and weaved passed defenders showing great speed and footwork to go the distance and make it a brace of tries on debut.

It may make fans in Super League wonder why their club didn’t make a move for him.

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