London Irish has signed Luca Morisi of Benetton, Italy's international centre, to an undisclosed-length agreement.
The 31 year-old has 34 caps for Azzurri and has scored nine try for his country.
Danilo Fischetti joins him in Italy as a prop Danilo Fischetti. Zebre Parma, 8 June
Irish was eighth in the Premiership in this season's competition, which qualified them for next year's European Champions Cup competition.
Morisi stated that he was very grateful for the opportunity to play in England. .
Declan: “I think this is a great move for me and my family. I can't wait! [Kidney, director of rugby] His staff.”
Morisi scored three tries for Italy at Twickenham.
He started his career at Milano Rugby before moving on to Grande Milano Rugby and Crociati Paarma Rugby.