Saracens show resilience to pick up their first Premiership win in four against Sale to move within two points of leaders Wasps.
Wales back Liam Williams says his switch to Saracens from Scarlets is motivated by an ambition to win more trophies.
Mako Vunipola returns from injury to stake a claim for an England return, but it is not enough as Gloucester beat Saracens.
Saracens sign hooker Tom Lindsay from Gloucester on a short-term deal to cover for the injured Scott Spurling.
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