David Beckham says he will defer a decision on whether to return to Europe and claims his focus remains on helping LA Galaxy.
England boss Fabio Capello is keen for the veteran midfielder to play as much competitive football as possible – ideally for a big European side – but Beckham claims he will avoid such thoughts until the MLS season comes to a close.
“At the moment all I am concentrating on is the MLS,” he told Sky Sports News following England’s 2-2 draw with Holland on Wednesday.
“When you are back with the England squad, of course you concentrate on that and what game is coming up, but I am going to concentrate on the rest of the MLS season with the Galaxy and then after that finishes, in a few months, I will make plans. But that is news that I already knew.
“I’m 95-99 per cent certain that it will happen. It’s important that I concentrate on the season with the Galaxy, and when that’s over there will be a decision by myself and the club that I will be going to. But it’s important I concentrate over there first.”
Speculation continues to suggest that Beckham could make a return to the Premier League, but the 34-year-old believes Italy remains his most likely destination.
“I’m not sure. You never know,” he said on possibility of a return to England. “I’m not going to say it will never happen, but I enjoyed my time in Milan and they have expressed that they would like to take me back. AC Milan are one of the best clubs in the world, but I have quite a few months to decide on that.”