Bath snare international winger
Bath have completed the signing of Argentinian international winger and former Leicester Tigers player Horacio Agulla.
The 27-year-old has made more than 30 appearances for the Pumas but was a free agent following his departure from the Tigers, who decided against offering Agulla a new contract.
It is understood that Leicester were reluctant to renew their relationship with the South American due to his commitments to play for Argentina at the beginning of next season, though new Bath head coach Gary Gold has denied that Agulla's international career will present a problem.
"We've strategised for that, we've understood what we're getting in the guy," said Gold, who until recently was on the coaching staff at Newcastle Falcons.
"He's been open-minded in terms of our expectation and it's been a really good marriage because he's come here understanding that we're prepared to let him go away and prepare for Argentina, and he comes back here in a competitive league and hopefully a really good club in Bath."
Agulla's departure from Leicester was tough to take for Leicester supporters, who voted him their player of the season for 2011/12 and delighted in his try-scoring exploits during his spell at Welford Road.