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David Beckham was at Chelsea's training facilities in Cobham on Tuesday for a trial. However, the 37-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid star wasn't under the spotlight - it was his 13-year-old son, Brooklyn Beckham that the Blues were scouting.
A photograph, in a report by the Daily Mail, sparked reports the Los Angeles Galaxy star was set to make a sensational return to the Premier League by signing with the west London club. But now Sky Sports confirms Brooklyn will join the club's academy
However, a Chelsea insider played down the report and the speculation: "Brooklyn is like any teenager with an ambition to be a footballer. He has just returned to England and wanted to see how he fared. Chelsea are one of the strongest academies in the country. The difference is that he is the son of the former England captain and this will draw attention."
Meanwhile, the senior Beckham continues to remain non-committal over his future club. Beckham left LA Galaxy towards the end of 2012, after completing his contract with the Major League Soccer (MLS) club.
And since then the midfielder has been linked with a number of lucrative contracts at high-profile clubs all around the world, including French club Paris St Germain (PSG) and AS Monaco and even relegation-threatened QPR in England.
Benitez on Swansea Game
Meanwhile, the Chelsea first team prepares to try and overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final tie against Swansea City. The Swans rode on goals from Michu and Danny Graham to walk away with a priceless win at Stamford Bridge and the pressure is squarely on Rafael Benitez to turn the score around. However, the ex-Liverpool boss is confident in his side's ability.
"For me, it's easier than for Michael Laudrup, because we have to score and we have to win the game. For them, it depends, they may try to play on the counter-attack, or play how they usually do, but I think they will wait for us and play deep," Benitez told chelseafc.com.
"We have the confidence we can do it, we are playing against a good team, but if you remember the first game we had a lot of chances. We made two mistakes and they scored, so we have to manage the situation, but our away form has been good," he concluded.
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