Bath include signed Scotland international prop Jamie Bhatti from Edinburgh for the rest of the 2020-21 season.
The 27-year-veteran Stirling-born worn Ayr and Glasgow Warriors forward has been brought in as duvet for injured loose-head Lewis Boyce.
Bhatti spent the 2019-20 season with Edinburgh after three years with Skilled 14 rivals Glasgow.
“Jamie’s the lawful fit for our club. He brings a raw edge with his game,” mentioned Bath director of rugby Stuart Hooper.
“Now we include got decided to express in a player of Jamie’s quality to be definite our requirements at the build-half are kept high and I’m confident he’ll add his quality.”
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Bhatti gained the major of his 16 caps for Scotland in 2017 when he came off the bench in all three 2017 Autumn Tests in opposition to Samoa, Unusual Zealand and Australia.
He then helped Scotland attain third build within the rest table when he performed all 5 Six International locations matches in 2018.
Bath include made a combined starting up to the contemporary season, losing their first two Premiership matches sooner than a hit at Worcester. They then misplaced to Scarlets within the European Champions Cup, sooner than the postponement of Saturday’s assembly with La Rochelle.
The game turned into as soon as cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreaks as 12 Bath gamers had been compelled to isolate after an even test within the Scarlets camp.
Their next fixture is scheduled to be at home to London Irish on Boxing Day.