PSG hope Beckham will stay for another year

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David Beckham is a pleasure to work with says Paris Saint-Germain assistant coach Paul Clement and hopes he'll enrol for another year.

Carlo Ancelotti's right-hand man praised the influence of the former England captain and hopes he'll continue with the PSG for next season after his January arrival.

Clement told beIN Sport: "Everyone was excited when they knew he was coming because he had a fantastic rep as a pro and a man and great quality on the field still.

Beckham joined the Parisiens on a contract until the end of the season at the start of 2013, he's had 12 matches in all competitions and played in both legs against Barcelona in the quarter-final of the Champions League.

Clement commented: "He's been a breath of fresh air here. He gets on with everyone, first out to training, last one back in, real enthusiasm for the game. You know after 20 years of playing at the top level, he still loves his football and hopefully he'll be able to continue for a little bit longer."

Becks was sent off at the weekend, though it was for a challenge of aggressive intent rather than an attempt to hurt his opponent.

Some would say he was just placing his foot down quickly to control the ball, but the referee did not share that view and gave Beckham his marching orders.

Beckham's sending off will see him serve a suspension, but this does not appear to have affected the enthusiasm of PSG staff for keeping the former England captain at the Parc des Princes for another season. 

Clement added: "The club have made it clear that they'd like him to stay on, but he's made it clear that's he's going to have a think about it at the end of the season, talk to his family, see how his body feels. If he feels fresh I'm sure he'll continue."

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