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'Definitely not a difficult decision' - Nel on potential retirement

Edinburgh and Scotland prop WP Nel says he hasn't made a decision on his future yet, but insists retirement isn't a daunting prospect.

The 37-year-old didn't play for Scotland during this year's Six Nations due to a neck injury, and his contract with the capital club is up at the end of this season.

"The issues with my neck, with my age, it plays a role," he said. "You start thinking and you start doubting. I need to manage it and see how it will look and that's what we're doing at the moment.

"It's something I honestly haven't thought about; I've done more than enough. I've achieved over and above what I ever thought I would. If I had to make the decision tomorrow to finish, I would make it tomorrow.

"It's definitely not difficult for me to make the decision. But if I'm happy to play still, then I'm happy to play."

Nel has been with Edinburgh since 2012, and could make his 200th appearance for the club against Stormers in his native South Africa on Saturday.

If he does, he would become just the third player to reach that milestone, after Allan Jacobsen and Chris Paterson.

"If it comes this weekend, it would be pretty special," Nel added. "When I signed here I did not even think I would play 100. To get 200 is quite special, especially to do it here in Cape Town, it would be awesome."