David Beckham to officially join AC Milan on loan from January 7
AC Milan has announced David Beckham will officially join the club on loan starting Jan. 7, the Associated Press reported.
Milan said in a statement Thursday that the former England captain will join the Serie A team in a loan deal from the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Milan sporting director Umberto Gandini says the 33-year-old midfielder will return in time for the start of the new Major League Soccer season in March.
Beckham is keen to play in Europe in the MLS offseason to remain match-fit and available for selection for England coach Fabio Capello.
A statement on Milan's Web site said: "AC Milan announces David Beckham's arrival on loan. The deal reached is official."