David Beckham trained briefly with Arsenal before securing his deal with Paris Saint-Germain.Arsene Wenger has joked that David Beckham's deadline day move to Paris Saint-Germain is testament to how good Arsenal training sessions are.
The former England captain was training with the Gunners to keep himself match fit ahead of his move to PSG on Thursday. "It just shows how effective our training is," Wenger joked. "He trained here once and is bought by PSG!"
The Frenchman earlier ruled out a move for the 37-year-old, insisting there was 'no speculation' linking him with a move to the London club. Beckham revealed he had turned down offers to come back to the Premier League as a direct result of his loyalty to Manchester United, which he left in 2003.
"I've been successful with Manchester United and have always said I would never want to play for another English club," Beckham said. "I've a lot of history with Manchester United. They were the team I supported and dreamed of playing for.
"I was honored by the other offers I've had from other Premier League teams. I'm very lucky. I'm 37 years old and was offered a lot of offers, more now than I've had in my career, and at my age.
"But unless it was Manchester United, I wouldn't want to play for any other Premier League team. I couldn't do it."
The former LA Galaxy midfielder signed a five-month contract with the Ligue 1 club and will donate all of his 150,000 pound wages to a children's charity located in Paris. The move will also see him joining up with coach Carlo Ancelotti whom Beckham played under during his loan spell with AC Milan.
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