Beckham spies stunning £20M China move

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid star David Beckham is mulling over a lucrative move to China.

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid star David Beckham is mulling over a lucrative move to China.

The People says a contract with Super League team Shanghai Shenhua would net a minimum £250,000-a-week pay packet.

But it’s the haul from merchandising deals that would be the greatest – estimated by experts at £20million.

It would take Brand Beckham – already worth £190 million – to world domination.

The move is being personally masterminded by TV’s Pop Idol mogul Simon Fuller, a close pal and business associate of the Beckhams.

Shanghai Shenhua owner Zhu Jun has already lured former Chelsea strikers Didier Drogba, 34, and Nicolas Anelka, 33.

A source close to David revealed: “He has cracked Europe and America, he now has the chance to become huge in China and the Far East. This is a huge decision for him.

“While David wants one final challenge in football, a move to China is about more than that. It will push Brand Beckham to a whole new level.”

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