Harry hopeful over Becks deal

BY foxsports • January 11, 2011

Former Manchester United star Beckham wants to secure a European loan move away from parent club LA Galaxy in order to maintain full fitness in the MLS close-season and ensure he remains in the thoughts of England manager Fabio Capello. The 115-time international spent Monday at Spurs' training ground as he was assessed by the club's medical team in an attempt to prove he is 100% fit after sustaining the Achilles injury last March which ruled him out of the 2010 World Cup. Reports have suggested Tottenham have doubts about paying speculated wages of £80,000 a week for a player who is not guaranteed to play, while there are also issues surrounding the release from Galaxy and the payment of insurance. Redknapp is eager to be able to select Beckham, but he confesses that a deal is proving difficult, as he told Sky Sports News: "It is great to have him here. "Everybody (the Tottenham staff) has worked hard to get him here and we were hoping that he could come and play, obviously. "They all grafted away and tried to get a deal done where he could play for us, but it was just a bit complicated. "But, you never know, see how it goes." Asked if the deal is still a possibility, Redknapp said: "I don't know, they (chairman Daniel Levy) work on that side of it. I've got the easy part, I just identify people. "I said, 'I'd like it if we could get David. I think he would be good for us'. And then it is up to them to try and do the hard bit and pull the deals off. "He is a fit lad and looks like he's in a great condition and looks after himself. He is a model professional. "That wouldn't be a problem, but whether it is possible to do it or not, we're not sure."


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