France’s largest newspaper reports that Beckham, a 36-year-old midfielder who last month helped the L.A. Galaxy win its third MLS Cup title, has agreed “in principle” to an 18-month deal with Paris Saint-Germain that will pay around $18.7 million.
It would be a silly gamble for such a well-established publication to trumpet a piece of news it wasn’t sure about. But the denial from Beckham’s camp came quickly, nevertheless.
"No agreement with any football club has been reached. Any talk of a deal is premature. David is presently...