Juan Sebastian Veron delays retirement

Former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder Juan Sebastian

Veron says he will delay his retirement with Argentina club

Estudiantes for at least six more months.

The 36-year-old Veron, who announced months ago he was ready to

retire, said Friday he was staying after pressure from his


His announcement means he will playing during the upcoming

Clausura season, which opens early 2012 and ends in June.