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MLS continuing franchise talks with Man Utd, LA Galaxy great Beckham

MLS Executive Vice President Dan Courtemanche has revealed that talks with David Beckham are ongoing regarding an expansion franchise.

The former Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy star will exercise his option to form a MLS club with reports heavily suggesting he wants his team to be based in Miami.

Although Courtemanche said that negotiations were still taking place, he stopped short of revealing where Beckham's franchise will lay their roots.

"We are continuing our discussions with David Beckham regarding future ownership of an MLS expansion team," he told Reuters.

"Our policy regarding discussions with potential expansion team owners is that we keep those conversations private until the individuals we are speaking with decide they want to go public with their plans. Thus, it is more appropriate for David Beckham to comment on his plans."

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