11 Jan 2009

Beckham won't be in AC Milan's starting line up

4:37 pm on 11 January 2009

David Beckham will not be in AC Milan's starting line-up for its match against Roma tomorrow.

Beckham, who is due to return to LA Galaxy in March, made his Milan debut in midweek when he played the first half of a friendly in Dubai against German side Hamburg.

AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti says Beckham is ready to play, but he's coming out of two months of inactivity, so it's difficult to name him as a starter for the match against Roma.

He says Beckham will play if he is in the right condition.