PSG keen to extend Beckham deal

01 April 2013 01:49

Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is set to open talks with David Beckham about extending his stay in the French capital.

The former England captain joined Carlo Ancelotti's side on a five-month deal in January, and his brief contribution has helped the capital club book a Champions League quarter-final with Barcelona as well as consolidate their position at the top of Ligue 1.

"Recruiting David was one of my best decisions. As a man, player, ambassador, he is exceptional. It creates something in this group. Everyone loves it," Al-Khelaifi told L'Equipe. "We will talk with him. Whatever his decision, we support David. He is very happy in Paris. Frankly, we want to keep him with us next season."

Beckham, who has started once and made four substitute appearances for PSG, confirmed on Saturday he is open to extending his stay.

He told Le Parisien: "We'll see. Who wouldn't want to stay at a place like this?

"It's very special but I'm not getting any younger so we'll see how I feel at the end of the season. It's always nice to be wanted."

Source: PA