"We have had a good preparation and the side is going to be in a great state to play against Scotland on Saturday".
'We don't need to rush him. I don't need to reveal my selection plans for the future but I do know he'll be ready for the World Cup. "And he'll feature heavily in our warm-up games for the World Cup".
England team to face Scotland: Elliot Daly, Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, Manu Tuilagi, Jonny May, Owen Farrell (captain), Ben Youngs; Ben Moon, Jamie George, Kyle Sinckler, Joe Launchbury, George Kruis, Mark Wilson, Tom Curry, Billy Vunipola. I've got him on the right track.
"I've had reasonable experience in doing this and sometimes you let them go, and sometimes you've got pull them back a bit".
England coach Eddie Jones cast a watchful eye over a training session on Wednesday as his forwards were put through their paces ahead of the weekend's Six Nations finale. The 27-year-old centre had agreed a new two-year deal with Leicester Tigers earlier in the day.
Manu Tuilagi admits his desire to "give something back" to Leicester Tigers eventually persuaded him to turn down a lucrative offer from Racing 92.
There are four changes to the starting XV that lined up against Italy last week.
Ben Youngs will make his 85th appearance to surpass the England record for a scrum-half held by Danny Care.
"It's a fascinating close to the tournament". 'When they're blown up to be something they're not, it's hard for them, so that's part of it. Joe's a very good kid, but the media can turn anyone's head.' So, how had Cokanasiga taken the news of his demotion? "They are very well coached, great credit to them for what they have done - but they are starting to look a bit exhausted".
"You look at guys like Conor Murray, Johnny Sexton, Garry Ringrose and Peter O'Mahony who weren't in great form at the start of the tournament but are now starting to come to the fore".
"I'm sure Joe won't be sad. I don't know", Jones said.
Scotland have not won at Twickenham since 1983 and, after winning their opening game of this year's Six Nations against Italy, they lost their next three amid a lengthy injury list.