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Capello's England biggest in football history

The deal that secured Fabio Capello as England manager is the richest in the game's history.

The Daily Mail says Capello and his four Italian assistants have been signed to contracts worth more than £30million.

Both sides agreed to a break clause in the four-and-a-half-year deal that enables the FA and Capello to part company after the 2010 World Cup.

But the contracts still add up to a staggering amount, with the former Real Madrid and AC Milan manager receiving in the region of £6million a year, inclusive of bonuses, and his backroom staff coming at a further cost of more than £1million a season.

Capello, who will be unveiled in London on Monday, signed his contract yesterday along with Franco Baldini, Italo Galbiati, Franco Tancredi and Massimo Neri.

The FA referred them yesterday as 'assistants' but Baldini will operate as director of football, Galbiati will be assistant coach, Tancredi will replace Ray Clemence as goalkeeping coach and Neri will be fitness coach.

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