Toby Flood has stated that he will make his decision in the next month on whether he wants to go and play in France, which may rule him out of the 2015 World Cup, according to The Guardian.

The 28-year-old has played seven times for the Leicester Tigers this season - having scored 78 points, but it seems the fly-half wants a new challenge at the end of the season, which may risk his international career.

Flood states that it is a big call, but it also determines how he is a few months down the line, as well.

"No one's guaranteed a place are they? If I stay because I want to play in the World Cup, and then a month later I do my knee, then I've wasted an opportunity. There is no right or wrong decision."

While playing for England, the Surrey born rugby player has played 60 times on the international stage, and has scored over 300 points, featuring in the 2007 World Cup, along with appearing in the Six Nations several times.

But Flood does understands how important the World Cup is, as England are the host nation in 2015, and is there to support his nation.

"A home World Cup is amazing, the chances England have got, and the way they have been playing is great. I believe in what England are doing."

For the Tigers, Flood has scored over a 1,000 points for the current Aviva Premiership champions, with his best season coming in 2010, when the fly-half scored over 200 points for Leicester.

But the former Newcastle Falcons player says he isn't trying to hurt anyone at the club, as he is trying to be as quick as he can.

"I've been really honest with Leicester because it affects other people's lives, so I am trying to be as quick, and as honest as I can be."

England have a busy year coming up before the 2015 World Cup, as they have the Six Nations starting up in February, followed by a test series against New Zealand in June, then an Autumn Test against South Africa, Samoa and Australia in November.

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