Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 110
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Becks set to sign club-record deal SPORT FOOTBALL
110 From Back Page with a United insider saying: "We believe we are getting there. The only sticking point has been over the complex issue of image rights.
Spanish press rubbish United starŐs claims Ryan hailed by boss
They see just Real Madrid pair Luis Figo and Raul in with a chance of taking home the award, the winner of which is announced tomorrow in Zurich. " The Spanish media treat Beckham more as a celebrity than a footballer, renowned as much for his fashion as his football abilities.
He said: "We were a bit uncomfortable in the first half.