Beckham relishing 'very exciting' Classique

The midfielder admits he cannot wait to introduce himself to Ligue 1 audiences when the Parisiens take to the field against L'OM, after reflecting on previous derby experiences
David Beckham has revealed his excitement at the prospect of featuring in Sunday's Classique between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille.

The 37-year-old, who arrived at Parc des Princes on transfer deadline day in January, is on course to make his debut this weekend after being named in Carlo Ancelotti's party for the Ligue 1 encounter.

And while the former Real Madrid and Manchester United man is expected to begin the derby on the bench, he is nonetheless
hotly anticipating the experience of immersing himself in another rivalry.

"I have played in a lot of big matches in my career, the likes of AC Milan-Inter, Real Madrid-Barcelona and [LA] Galaxy-Chivas," Beckham said at a press conference.

"For me, it's very exciting to discover and be part of a new rivalry." will be providing LIVE text commentary of PSG's clash with Marseille which you can follow from 21:00CET.