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Henson called to face Wales bosses

Gavin Henson's stop-start career appears to be in more turmoil after the Wales Rugby Union summoned him for a meeting following reports that Toulon have decided to cut their ties with the player.

Henson, who has only played twice for the French club since his arrival in February, was suspended after becoming involved in a brawl with team-mates earlier this month and together with former Wales team-mate Andy Powell, currently suspended by Wasps, has been asked to appear before the WRU.

A WRU statement read: "Following recent reported incidents, WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis and Wales head coach Warren Gatland have requested meetings with Gavin Henson and Andy Powell over the course of the coming weeks."

It added: "Until those meetings take place there will be no further comment from the WRU."

Reports from France suggest Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has decided Henson will not play for the Top 14 outfit again, leaving his future in question.

Henson joined Toulon on a short-term contract, hoping to convince head coach Philippe Saint-Andre to give him a new two-year deal, as well as reviving his Wales career ahead of the World Cup.

The 29-year-old was initially hampered by a hamstring injury, but made a try-scoring debut against Stade Francais and made his second start in the victory over Toulouse but the former Ospreys man, who joined Toulon after a short spell with Saracens, now looks certain to miss out on an international return.

Henson last played for Wales in the 2009 RBS 6 Nations before a combination of personal problems and injuries prompted him to take unpaid leave from the Ospreys.

After some reality television appearances, he signed with Saracens to end an 18-month period out of the game.

What has followed since has not gone to plan and with official confirmation of his exit from Toulon still pending, Henson's next move is uncertain.

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