Galaxy offer Beckham contract extension

Share This Story


The interest in David Beckham was heating up Sunday with LA Galaxy offering to extend his stay in Major League Soccer while Queens Park Rangers promised to give him "love, care and attention" on a return to the English Premier League.


Want your rumors distilled? Check out the top ten rumors in the soccer world with Rumor Redux.

Galaxy's offer was believed to be a one-year deal on similar terms to the contract he signed when he moved from Real Madrid in 2007, understood to be around $8.9 million (£5.6 million) a year.

Tottenham joined QPR in expressing an interest in the 36-year-old midfielder, whose contract expires at the end of this year. Beckham will meet with his advisers at the end of October to decide on the next move in his career.

The new owner of newly-promoted QPR, Tony Fernandes, said Saturday he believed the club could help Beckham fulfill his aim of captaining Team Great Britain at the London Olympics next year.


  • Where should Beckham play next year?
    • LA Galaxy
    • QPR
    • Tottenham
    • Nowhere


The Malaysian entrepreneur believes Beckham has something to prove to himself with one last crack in the Premier League and said he was willing to provide the former Manchester United midfielder with the route he needs.

Fernandes said the club's five signings in the summer window all had something to prove and added, "Beckham fits into that mold because he wants to return and captain Britain at the Olympics."

Fernandes has held talks with Beckham's advisers with regards to a short-term move from the Galaxy during the January transfer window, Sky Sports reported.

It is understood Beckham would prefer Spurs or Arsenal if at all possible, although he has not ruled out QPR given Fernandes's long-term vision for the club.

"Environment, love, care and attention - we can offer that to him," Fernandes said. "I'm not sure it's for him, and I'm not sure it will fit him in January. Who knows? But I'm an ideas man, and he is an idea."

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


Friedel expects more quality players in MLS Posted: Jul 19, 2014
Former USMNT and current Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper, Brad Friedel, expects mor...

USMNT's bright future for Russia 2018 Posted: Jul 19, 2014
Cobi Jones discusses some of the young MLS prospects waiting to take over the re...

Best Major League Soccer players in Brazil 2014 Posted: Jul 07, 2014
Cobi Jones tells you who Major League Soccer's standout players are from all the...

Major League Soccer's growth vital to USMNT Posted: Jul 07, 2014
Cobi Jones talks about the state of the MLS and it's impact on the USMNT.

Is Landon Donovan the best MLS player ever? Posted: May 27, 2014
Dani Behr and Warren Barton look at Landon Donovan’s record-breaking night and d...

More than Sports on MSN