"When the season started we wanted David to stay, although we couldn't arrive at an agreement. Looking back I realize that it was a mistake not to talk things through clearly. The comments in the
press from me, the president and his agent confused the player and us and because of that mistakes were made."
-- Real Madrid sporting director Predrag Mijatovic
admits he made a mistake
in not re-signing MLS-bound David Beckham. (The Sun)