Beckham linked with return to AC Milan

Beckham linked with return to AC Milan

MILAN - Agence France-Presse
Beckham linked with return to AC Milan

English football star Beckham has spent two loan stints at AC Milan. ABACAUSA Photo

David Beckham is on the verge of making a sensational return to Milan, according to media speculation in Italy yesterday.

Beckham recently ended his long spell with Major League Soccer (MLS) side Los Angeles Galaxy but has not yet announced his next destination.

Rumors of a return to Milan, where he played on loan on two separate occasions in 2009 and 2010, have, however, gathered pace in recent days.

Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper carried a report yesterday which claimed that bookmakers in England had slashed the odds of Beckham returning to the Rossoneri.

European plan

The report cited no one from the club but speculated that Beckham would be a welcome addition to Massimiliano Allegri’s squad, especially for European fixtures.

Milan sits seventh in Serie A, but is still in the Champions League and will meet Barcelona in the last 16 knockout phase next month.

Beckham was previously linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur, but the superstar was quick to dismiss claims that he would play for another English club other than Manchester United, where he spent the first 10 years of his professional career.