7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
"Patrice is a top-quality prop," said club rugby director Nigel Melville.
"He knows people here, and we are well aware of his strengths. I know that he will add something special to our front row for next season."
Collazo is Gloucester's second major recruit for next term, following the signing of England World Cup centre Mike Tindall from Bath.