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Man Utd icon Beckham: I 'did' fancy Sir Alex for my new MLS franchise!

David Beckham fancies his old Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson taking charge of his new MLS franchise.

Beckham has lined up Miami as a potential location for a new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise but joked he won't be asking Ferguson to manage it after the former Manchester United boss criticised him in his new book.

Beckham said: "It's funny, he (Sir Alex) was one of the first names I was going to call up to be manager. I'm not so sure now.

"All joking aside, I wouldn't want to be negative about Sir Alex. He gave me the chance to live my dream."

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