West Ham boss discusses David Beckham link

15:20 23 November 2012

LA Galaxy

LA Galaxy's David Beckham. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has played down rumours of David Beckham joining the club.

The former England captain has been linked with a return to the Premier League and the east Londoners have been one of the sides mentioned.

He said: “David has always said to me when I have spoken to him that he’s only wanted to play for Manchester United in this country.

“I don’t think that’s changed. I don’t think he’s said that he wants to come back to England.

“It’s speculation until he decides where he wants to go.

“That will trigger the part of the world that he’s going to go to.

“I’m not sure about the situation at all.

“If David said that he wants to come back to play in London and in the Premier League then we would talk about it.

“None of that has been said. We’re just being linked with it, of course, because everybody thinks it.”

Related articles

Live Blog Transfer Window Live - August 21

 

Latest Stories

43 minutes ago
Keepers Jack Sargent and Adam Davies measure Perry, a 6ft llama, and Mocha, a 4 month-old llama (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

From tiny insects to huge jungle beasts all 17,000 animals at ZSL London Zoo had to be herded, lifted or coaxed onto the scales for the annual weigh-in.

Read more
13:56
A life-size statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden next month (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch said his daughter will ‘oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever’ after it was announced a life-size statue of the singer will be unveiled in Camden.

Read more
The Ford Focus careered off the road and was planted in the front of a house in Barnet (Picture: Samantha Dossett)

A car smashed through a wall and ended up buried in the hallway of a house in Barnet after ts driver lost control and veered off the road.

Read more

Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

TOP STORIES

Quizzes

Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more
World Cup countries quiz

It's about time you refreshed your brains about the countries competing in Brazil.

Read more
Which London club play their home games at this stadium...? (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground buff? Test your stadium knowledge with this brilliant quiz.

Read more

West Ham Transfer News

Chelsea are rivalling Spurs for Roma's Mattia Destro (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The transfer news is coming thick and fast and you can follow it all with London24’s live blog

Read more
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce insists West Ham won’t be signing another striker before the transfer deadline but admits they are searching high and wide for defensive reinforcements.

Read more
Mario Balotelli of Italy during training session on June 22, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Another round of Premier League games are upon us already but clubs are still working tirelessly to improve their squads before the transfer deadline.

Read more
Diego Poyet, West Ham United

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet claims it would have been unfair to have to signed son Diego from Charlton over the summer.

Read more
Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva (Photo by Cristiano Andujar/Getty Images)

Check out our round-up of the latest London transfer news and gossip from the round-up.

Read more