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Ian Madigan asks to leave Bordeaux - reports

The Irish fly-half is believed to be keen on a move to the Premiership.

IAN MADIGAN’S SPELL in France could be coming to a premature end as reports this morning claim he wants out of Bordeaux Begles.

Ian Madigan Madigan in action for Bordeaux. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

According to Midi-Olympique, the Ireland fly-half, who only made his debut for the Top 14 club last August after leaving Leinster on a two-year deal, has asked Bordeaux president Laurent Marti to be released from the final year of his contract.

The 27-year-old has not featured as regularly as he would’ve hoped and reportedly would like a move to the the Premiership with several English clubs believed to be interested.

And Bordeaux won’t stand in his way with Toulouse’s Englishman Toby Flood lined up as a replacement.

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