Robbie Keane still undecided on Premier League loan move

The Los Angeles Galaxy striker competes in MLS's season finale this Sunday but has not yet made a decision whether or not to return to Europe this coming January
Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane claims he is yet to decide whether to return to the English Premier League on loan this winter as he did in 2011 with Aston Villa.

The LA Galaxy forward is still undecided about his plans for the next few months but, according to reports, up to three Premier League clubs are interested in securing his services on a short-term deal.

The 32-year-old played six games for Aston Villa last term during Major League Soccer's off-season and the Midlands club are once again keen to sign Keane but reportedly face competition from Norwich, Everton and QPR.

"It's not something that I've really sat down and thought about too much, to be honest," Keane told Sky Sports News. "Of course you do miss the Premiership - I watch the games over here every week so I do miss it."

Keane is expected to make a decision after Saturday’s MLS Cup final, a game which will see David Beckham line out for the Galaxy for the last time. The former England captain has been linked with a move to Australia or French champions Paris Saint-Germain and Keane believes the 37-year-old still has plenty left to offer.

"His ability on the ball is the best I've seen - his passing in particular," Keane said. "He has definitely a few years left in him." "He still has the hunger," Keane added, though he was in the dark as to where Beckham might move to next.

"He wants to go and try to win a league somewhere else - I'm not really too sure."

Beckham’s departure from the Home Depot Center means LA Galaxy will be short a "designated player" - a star whose wages are allowed to exceed the league's salary cap. Chelsea's Frank Lampard has been linked with a move to the States and Keane would welcome the arrival of the midfielder.

"Frank is obviously a great player and he's proven that over the years at Chelsea," Keane continued. "He's been a top professional and we certainly do need players like Frank."

LA Galaxy face Houston Dynamo in the MLS Cup Final this Saturday, December 1.