Transfer enws

Fernandes hopeful over Becks deal

September 10, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes believes the club can offer David Beckham "love, care and attention".

David Beckham's commitment to LA Galaxy has been questioned at times
GettyImagesDavid Beckham joined LA Galaxy in 2007

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Premier League side QPR have been linked with making a move for Beckham, 36, once the midfielder's contract expires at Los Angeles Galaxy at the end of the MLS season in November.

Fernandes said: "If you look at the five signings we've made we have brought in people who have something to prove. Shaun Wright-Phillips still feels he can play for England; Joey Barton has a lot to prove; Anton Ferdinand, missing in action at Sunderland, but back in London, home town, things to prove.

"Then we've Luke Young who felt he was deserted early by (England manager Fabio) Capello, and (Armand) Traore was never given a chance at Arsenal by (Arsene) Wenger. So we've five new players, and Beckham fits into that mould because he wants to return and captain Britain at the Olympics.

"Environment, love, care and attention - we can offer that to him. I'm not sure it's for him, and I'm not sure it will fit him in January. Who knows? But I'm an ideas man, and he is an idea. He may not want it, he may want a bigger club. I hear (Spurs manager) Harry Redknapp has said he wants him.

"Ultimately, (manager) Neil (Warnock) has to feel comfortable, but who knows what can happen in January. We will have to wait and see. They (Beckham's advisors) want to talk because our vision is a long-term one, with lots of things David can do in Asia with me. It's something we have to work at."

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