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No Real deal to keep Beckham - Lalas

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Los Angeles Galaxy general manager Alexi Lalas has dismissed Real Madrid´s claim they could exercise a clause in the contract of David Beckham to keep him in Spain after this season.

Beckham has agreed a five-year contract to move to Major League Soccer when his Madrid deal expires at the end of June. But in comments reported in Spain Madrid president Ramon Calderon claimed the club would work to keep Beckham in Spain.

But Lalas insisted the deal to bring Beckham to California was set in stone. Although he refused to comment on the specifics on any player´s contract, when asked directly if there was any mechanism Madrid could use to keep Beckham, Lalas said: "No. I don´t doubt Real Madrid would love to have David Beckham next season but the really is that ship has sailed."

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