Beckham tempted to extend PSG stay as he prepares for glamour tie with Barcelona
19:50 GMT, 30 March 2013
19:53 GMT, 30 March 2013
David Beckham has admitted he is tempted to extend his stay with Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain into a second season.
The 37-year-old joined Carlo
Ancelotti's PSG on a five-month deal in January and his brief
contribution has helped the capital club book a Champions League
quarter-final with Barcelona while sustaining their domestic lead over
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Inspiration: David Beckham's (centre) cameo appearance was a key part of PSG extending their lead at the top of Ligue 1
While Beckham would not publicly commit his future to the Parc des Princes outfit, he revealed he is relishing the opportunity to face Barca in Paris on Tuesday night.
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.'
Beckham was speaking after a 1-0 victory over reigning French champions Montpellier in which he played 18 minutes as a second-half substitute.
Celebrations: Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kevin Gameiro (background) celebrates his goal
Winner: Beckham challenges Montpellier's John Utaka
Sliding in: Beckham wins the ball from Bryan Dabo
The playmaker could play a bigger
role against the Primera Division leaders given the inside knowledge he
gained from a four-season spell with Real Madrid.
'Now our focus will turn to Barcelona and I think everybody's excited about the game,' he added.
'Whenever I've come up against Barcelona you always get excited about coming up against the best players and teams.
'It's important that we concentrate on our own game and not worry about their game too much.'
VIDEO: David Beckham helps PSG to victory