Sky Sports columnist Jonathan Davies says his recovery from surgery so far has been the best he could have hoped for.
Defending champions Toulon have been drawn in a brutal pool with Bath, Leinster and Wasps in the 2015/16 Champions Cup.
Former All Blacks winger Hosea Gear is returning to France next season after signing a two-year deal with Clermont.
Nick Abendanon dismissed claims that Clermont were mentally fragile after losing yet another final.
Stade Francais were crowned Top 14 champions after they beat Clermont 12-6 at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Injury rules Clermont winger Noa Nakaitaci out of Top 14 final against Stade Francais.
Sky Sports' Dewi Morris is predicting a Stade Francais win in this weekend's Top 14 final against Clermont.
Clermont beat Toulouse 18-14 to book their place in the Top 14 final against Stade Francais.
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