Veteran midfield player to feature in top-of-the-table contest.
Former England captain David Beckham will finally make his long-awaited Paris Saint-Germain debut in their crunch Ligue 1 clash with arch-rivals Marseille next weekend, manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed.
The 37-year-old Beckham, who signed a five-month contract with the French leaders last month, will skip Sunday’s trip to Sochaux as he needs more time to get his fitness levels up to scratch, the Italian explained.
“No, he’ll be staying here to work, he needs more training, he’ll be ready next week for the game at home to Marseille … not necessarily to start, but to play” Ancelotti said.
“It’s up to me to decide if he starts the match or not.”
The former Manchester United and LA Galaxy star has a lot to give his new club, Ancelotti added.
“He can bring his experience, his quality, his professionalism, these are things that we need.”