Arsenal fend off Manchester United to sign Brooklyn Beckham

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Brooklyn Beckham, the eldest son of former England captain, David Beckham has been snapped up by Arsenal on a short-term deal.

The 15-year-old has caught the eyes of many clubs around England including his father's old club, Manchester United, along with strong interests from current league leaders Chelsea and Manchester City.

A Daily Star source has told the paper: “Brooklyn is talented and he has stood out in all of the training sessions and games he has played. Arsenal realise he can be a huge talent. They have seen that potential and protected their asset.

“The club has signed him, fending off interest from Manchester United and Chelsea in the meantime. Next summer we may see him sign a big-money deal and with Arsenal.”

It is highly unlikely that Beckham will feature in Arsenal's starting line up any time soon with the gunners struggling to find any consistent form.

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What about Romeo and Cruz? 

Brooklyn is not the only Beckham to shine on the football stage after his father's illustrious career. 12-year-old Romeo and 10-year-old Cruz have been representing Arsenal's under 13's and under 10's, respectively.

The Beckhams have a strong bond with Arsenal although David's career mainly revolved around Manchester United. An unnamed source told the Daily Star:"David has a good relationship with manager Arsène Wenger. Brooklyn really has potential. Wenger was impressed with his talent, his attitude and his drive to succeed."

Brooklyn: A Hit Around The World

Betfair are offering a bold price of 33/1 for any punters that think Brooklyn will follow in the footsteps of his father and go on to captain England at any point in the future.

A spokesperson for Betfair, Naomi Totten said: "We make it 4/1 that Brooklyn’s next club will be Man City, 5/1 for Chelsea and 6/1 that he will play for England one day. For the superstitious punter, who thinks he and David are cut from the very same cloth, they can get a price of 33/1 for Brooklyn to captain England and the exact same price for him to be sent off whilst playing for his country”

Other markets on Brooklyn Beckham:

Brooklyn Beckham Next Club

Any MLS Club 4/5
Man City 4/1
Chelsea 5/1
Man Utd 7/1
AC Milan 14/1
PSG 14/1
Real Madrid 33/1
Barcelona 50/1

Brooklyn Beckham Specials

Play for England 6/1
Play for Man Utd 7/1
Sent off whilst playing for England 33/1
To captain England 33/1
Beat David Beckham’s 115 England Caps 100/1
Win World Cup with England 150/1
Score from halfway line on debut 1000/1

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