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Fergie surprised by Beckham's PSG move

Published on Feb 2, 2013 6:21 AM
 
Manchester United's coach Alex Ferguson reacts after their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England, on Jan 30, 2013. Alex Ferguson admits he was surprised to see his former Manchester United star David Beckham sign for Paris St Germain. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - Alex Ferguson admits he was surprised to see his former Manchester United star David Beckham sign for Paris St Germain.

Beckham had been looking for a new club since leaving LA Galaxy in November and snubbed interest from several Premier League clubs and other lucrative offers from around the world to join the French outfit on transfer deadline day.

Ferguson didn't think Beckham would come back to the Premier League as the boyhood United fan had previously said he could never play for another English club.

But the United manager was still shocked to see the 37-year-old former England captain unveiled by PSG on Thursday.

 
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