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There are high expectations for Marcus Smith ahead of England's Six Nations clash with France on Saturday.
The Harlequins fly-half has been named in Steve Borthwick's starting XV for the match, which has resulted in captain Owen Farrell being dropped to the bench.
Some may be surprised by the decision, however those familiar with Smith's skills will be excited to see the Number 10 in action.
From his impressive vision to his fancy footwork, here, Sportsmail assesses all of the potential weapons that the 24-year-old can use on the reigning champions.
Marcus Smith has a box of tricks that he's able to unleash for England against France
VISION AND AWARENESS
Smith has a good feel for what is required to create openings, as he demonstrated in the dramatic win over South Africa in November 2021.
His eye for a gap is renowned — as is