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Klinsmann closing in on US job

NEW COACH? The former German international and national team coach has been in talks with the US Soccer Federation about filling Bruce Arena's shoes


"I think he will stay. I'm almost sure of it," Calderon said. "I think that David Beckham is happy at Real Madrid and Real Madrid are happy with David Beckham. It's only logical that we stick together. It's an harmonious marriage."

"What is happening is that I'm only one part of this possible agreement [over a new deal]," he added.

Beckham is under contract with Real until next year and has said several times that he may prolong that deal until 2009.

But his current status as a substitute has put a brake on negotiations over that contract extension.

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