Football: Queiroz Keen to Embrace Beckham and Figo
Ansfield, Jonathan, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
Real Madrid's new coach, Carlos Queiroz, trying to fit right- sided midfielders David Beckham and Luis Figo into the same team, said yesterday he hoped the tour of Asia would help solve the puzzle.
Queiroz, who spent a year with Beckham as assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United before following him to Real, sought to defuse media speculation that a conflict would evolve between the two midfielders. "The most important thing is they belong to the same team," he said in this south-west China outpost, where Real are training for a week before four pre-season friendlies in the Far East. "We hope after four games during this tour we'll find the right solution to …
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