LOS ANGELES: David Beckham is favourite to quit Major League Soccer as a title winner again when Los Angeles host Houston Dynamos on Saturday. But he will not be looking for his “last challenge” in the English Premier League.
The 37-year-old former England captain has said he has received a host of offers to continue playing after his six-year spell in California. He has alreadyconfirmed that he wanted to play on.
Beckham added: “I’ve been offered some exciting options. I’ve got quite a few offers on the table. But I’ve always said I think I would struggle to come back and play in England because I’ve played for the biggest club in the world, the biggest club in England, Manchester United, and I couldn’t see myself playing for any other Premier team.
“We’ve got some exciting options on the table. I do think we’ll be spending a little more time in England because it’s good for the kids to see their grandparents. Over the last six years it’s been difficult not seeing them as much as we’d like and they’d like, but we definitely won’t be leaving LA for good.”
But Beckham appreciated all the praise that has come his way from new QPR manager Harry Redknapp and others.
“What I’m really touched about is the fact that I’ve still got great managers like Harry, like (Paris Saint-Germain coach) Carlo Ancelotti coming out and saying great things about me, not saying they would like to sign me, but saying nice things about me.
“I’ve spent a couple of months with Harry when I was training at Tottenham. He doesn’t have to say the things that he says so it’s nice that he talks about me in such a nice way.”
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