Forget for a moment that David Beckham
's loan deal between the Galaxy and AC Milan ends March 8 and the
European transfer window expires Saturday, making it impossible that he complete the Serie A season unless a deal is reached by Saturday. It took only one goal -- one more than he scored in his
first season with the Los Angeles Galaxy -- for talk to speculation in the European to begin that David Beckham
could be staying at AC Milan.
"I feel very good here," Beckham said after scoring on a shot to the near post for the final
goal in a 4-1 Serie A win at Bologna on Sunday. "I arrived in a team that wanted me for years and I play for exceptional fans. I'll stay here until March and then we'll see."
It was that final line -- "And then we'll see" -- that was quoted in the Italian press and that raised some eyebrows.
Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti
wasn't about add to the speculation of a possible move.
"Our hands are tied because he has a clear contract," said Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti
. "We can't do anything to change things. He can definitely do something. He must sort out his contract with the American team. I am a
realist. We will take advantage of him for now."
With the win, Milan remained in third place, six points behind leader and defending champion Inter Milan and three points behind