South Africa’s two-time Rugby World Cup winner Francois Steyn will join the Cheetahs from Montpellier this summer, the South African side announced on Sunday.
Versatile Sprinbgoks back Steyn who has made 67 Test appearances, became the youngest player to lift the Webb Ellis trophy in 2007 before also clinching the trophy last year.
The French top-flight and the Pro 14 seasons have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic with Steyn in his fifth season with Montpellier.
During his time on the Mediterranean coast Steyn has reached a Top 14 final and won the second-tier European Challenge Cup.
The 32-year-old started his career with Durban-based Sharks before a first spell in France with Racing 92 and two seasons with Japanese side Toshiba Brave Lupus.