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Beckham to Choose Between PSG and LA Galaxy

Posted on November 28, 2011 by Thomas Rooney

David Beckham has several options after helping the LA Galaxy to the MLS title.

The future of David Beckham has been much discussed of late. After winning the MLS Cup with LA Galaxy he has been speaking about his options and even revealed that he hasn’t given up on an England career just yet.

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It is his club matters that need sorting our first though. His contract with LA Galaxy is up next month and there are many suggesting that he could end his time in America on a high. The 36-year-old still wants to play for a couple of years and it is being suggested that he will look for a new challenge.

There have of course been many rumours about where he might go. Premier League clubs such as Tottenham and Queens Park Rangers have been linked for example, while there was even talk of the New York Red Bulls hoping to persuade him to make the controversial move.

One club making their interest clear from the start though has been Paris St-Germain. The French club are therefore thought to be the front runners and Beckham – who has ruled out a return to England – is now faced with the decision of joining PSG or remaining at LA Galaxy.

The Ligue 1 side are getting massive investment at the moment of course, with the club’s Qatari owners looking to make a statement of their intentions with the signing of Beckham.

The former Manchester United man seems to think the French league would suit his game at this stage of his career too. Having played in England, Spain, Italy and America, he is tempted to finish his playing years in France.

Beckham therefore needs to make a big decision. If he decides to move to Paris, he will take his wife and kids with him, so it is a life-changing call for the 36-year-old to make. Therefore, he will not be rushed into anything and will likely make the decision next month.

To get an idea of his thinking, this is what he had to say earlier this month after winning the MLS Cup with LA Galaxy.

“I’ve got options, which is amazing at my age. A couple of big European clubs are after me. I have a decision to make and I haven’t made it yet.”

“I might still be here (Galaxy) next year playing. I need to sit down with friends and family and decide what’s best for me.”

“I have enjoyed everywhere I have played and it doesn’t matter where I finish my career.”

What do you think Beckham will do?


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