David Beckham is going to have talks with his current team, the LA Galaxy, to discuss the opportunity of a short-term loan to London based side Tottenham Hotspur, in the chance of improving his odds of playing for England again.
Over the winter period, Beckham has been considering his future at other clubs. So far he has had interest from seven clubs in England (with Spurs having the best odds), as well as clubs in Germany, Italy, Spain and France.
England's questionable manager, Fabio Capello, has not ruled Beckham out of selection for the national team in the future, providing he is playing good quality and high level football somewhere in Europe in the next year.
His US team may be reluctant to let Becks go on loan again after his last loan spell in Europe. Last time, he was loaned to AC Milan and, on return to the states, he had an injury.
With the American season starting in March and the English season not ending till May, it will be tricky to work out a suitable time for his loan.
With the US season beginning in March, Galaxy are reluctant to loan out a player who, when on loan to AC Milan earlier this year, returned to the States injured. For that reason, the possibility of a six-month loan until the end of the European season would be very difficult, if not impossible, to negotiate.
Spurs' interest is for a three month loan spell to start off with. The other EPL teams are from outside the top three and are all up north, whereas Beckham prefers to be down south.
The world's most famous player has previously said that he would only return to England if it was with Manchester United. However, he seems to have bent that rule of his.
Soon, you may be seeing golden balls himself in the white strip of Spurs.