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Pires: Old man Beckham better be fit
Daily Mirror, December 23rd, 2011 1:29PM

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Former French international Robert Pires says David Beckham can help Paris St. Germain in its bid to win its first Ligue 1 title since 1994 but he'll have to be fit.

"Beckham could really help PSG in the second part of the season if he is in really good physical shape," said Pires, who played against Beckham when he was at Arsenal and the Englishman was at Manchester United. "I don't doubt about his ability but it will be hard for him to maintain his rhythm and complete games for a club like PSG. His age could be overcome by bringing in a level of experience and intelligence to the squad which could be important. Beckham will be important for the forwards and his assists can be very useful. But the adaptation to European football again may be difficult."

Beckham, 36, will be looking to win a title in a fourth different country.

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