The name of Beckham is back in the Premier League! David’s son Romeo has joined Brentford’s B team on loan until the end of the season… after the Inter Miami player trained with the English side at the end of last MLS season
- Romeo Beckham has made a stunning move to join Brentford B on loan
- The son of legendary England star David is training with the side
- He left his father’s Inter Miami side on loan after impressing at Brentford
Romeo Beckham has made a stunning loan switch to Premier League side Brentford from his father’s MLS franchise Inter Miami.
David’s son trained with the Premier League side at the end of the last MLS season.
Brentford have now confirmed that Romeo will join their B team on loan for the rest of the season.
Brentford have confirmed Romeo Beckham’s loan deal with their B team for the season
Romeo posed with the shirt on outside the performance center with his famous dad David
It’s the latest surprising development after the 20-year-old trained with Brentford’s B team at the end of last MLS season.
The move, which is subject to international clearance, will see the midfielder help Neil MacFarlane’s side as they challenge for the Premier League Cup and play matches abroad.
‘I’m very proud and very happy to be here,’ he said.
‘It’s been a fun season (in the USA) and there’s been a lot of ups and downs but I’m excited to come here and see what I can do.
‘I came here initially to stay fit during the off season. The opportunity to lend here came and I couldn’t be more excited.
Beckham has trained with Brentford’s B team since the end of last MLS season
His father, David, is the owner of Inter Miami and was last signed by a Premier League side in 2003 when he left Manchester United for Real Madrid
David was with Romeo when he signed his contract for the loan deal with Brentford
‘They (MacFarlane and assistant coach Sam Saunders) have helped me a lot over the last few months and I’m excited to see what else they can help me to really improve in football.
‘If you look at Brentford as a club, it’s very positive and it’s a club that’s on the rise. I’m so grateful to be here.’
MacFarlane added: “We’ve been absolutely delighted with Romeo since he came to us.
“He came to us from Inter Miami with the aim of working with us in their close season. Romeo has applied himself incredibly, he has really bought into the culture and the group of which he has been a big part.
“I love his standards and the way he conducts himself on and off the pitch.
“He’s managed to get fitter and fitter during his time with us and that leaves him in a good place to now step up to join us on loan.
Beckham has returned to football in recent times having first explored ventures away from the sport after being released by Arsenal in 2014 along with his brothers Brooklyn and Cruz.
Beckham joined his father’s Inter Miami team after a few years away from the game
That led to Romeo deciding to walk away from the game, much to the chagrin of Beckham Snr.
‘Romeo turned to me one day and said he didn’t want to play football anymore,’ David said at the time. ‘Part of me was devastated but part of me is relieved, too. He has other passions and I like that.’
After announcing his decision to pursue tennis as a professional career instead, and training with Andy Murray, he chose to return to chasing his football dream after a five-year absence from the sport in 2020, signing professional term at his father’s Inter Miami outfit. in September of that year.
Beckham, 20, made his first appearance for Inter Miami in a friendly against Barcelona
Beckham Jnr was spotted chatting with former Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay
He returned to action with Inter’s reserve side, Fort Lauderdale, and impressed after bagging three assists in one game playing on the right in a position where his father David famously starred for Manchester United and England.
His fine form continued into the summer, following in his father’s footsteps with more than a stunning free-kick while playing for Inter Miami’s reserve side.
Beckham Snr posted his support on social media for his son’s performance, saying: ‘Well done mate so proud. First goal in a Miami shirt.’
Romeo replied: ‘Love you Dad, that was for you.’
He soon got his first taste of action in an Inter Miami shirt when he was brought on as a substitute in a 6-0 hammering of Barcelona during a summer friendly.
The 20-year-old could have done little to change the course of the game brought on in the 86th minute.