With Leicester currently 16th in the Championship, seven points outside the play-off places, Eriksson believes that assembling such a stellar cast is unlikely, regardless of the money being offered by the club's Thai-based owners.
But that did not stop him making a bold move to bring Beckham, Eriksson's old England captain, from LA Galaxy.
"If you talk about Beckham, of course I would take Beckham, but I don't think he will go anywhere.
"The club he is playing for don't want another year like they had when he went to Milan.
"I don't think it would be fair if we are in the middle of the table to pay the money and it is difficult for a player to drop down that much in terms of level.
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