Clermont are widely regarded as the perennial under-achievers of European rugby, however their backline next year could be about to change that;
The current European player of the year and one of the most devastating full backs in European rugby right now.
The former All Black is a huge addition to the Clermont backline and may just add the finishing touch.
Davies hasn’t quite settled in yet at Clermont, however he will be well rested and raring to go after missing the World Cup with injury.
One of the most exciting players in European rugby, Fofana is the key to unlocking the devastating back three outside him.
One of the best finishers in Europe in recent years, Strettle should contribute more than a few tries next season.
Has shown flashes of his quality, now just needs to nail consistency and he can prove a huge asset for Clermont.
Parra still remains one of the finest scrum halves in Europe, and his leadership will be key to Clermont’s hopes next year.
Although not as recognisable as many of the names on this list, Radasavljevic adds some serious spark at nine.
Maybe not everyone’s favourite player, but James has been a key player for Clermont in recent years.
The current France full back will be pushing Abendanon hard for a place in the starting XV ensuring standards don’t slip.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, they can also keep this lot in reserve; Aurelien Rougerie, Noa Nakaitaci, Benson Stanley!