Beckham, who spent the final six months of his playing career at PSG last season, believes that the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva can help Paris Saint-Germain knock Chelsea out of the Champions League.
The two sides will meet in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash in France on Wednesday, and the former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder thinks PSG have every chance of progressing.
“I think they’ve got a real chance in the Champions League this year. They’re coming up against a Chelsea team, with Jose Mourinho as manager, he takes the team to a different level. But I do think that they have a got a good chance, ” Beckham told beIN Sport.
Beckham also had a special praise for two stalwarts of his former club, Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovich:
“The owners that run the club, they want to best and they’ve got the best. Thiago Silva, for instance, is the best defender in the world.”
“Zlatan is a character but he’s also one of the best players I’ve played with. He’s a great man. He’s a player that I loved playing with.”
The former England international added he has fond memories of his time in Paris: “I was welcomed by the club with open arms, it was an incredible six months.”
“The position they’re in, they have got such a strong unit with strong players.”
Chelsea suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday, and the Blues will be looking to bounce back strongly with a positive result away at the Parc des Princes.