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Capello couldn't care less about England moaners

England boss Fabio Capello couldn't care less if his players are unhappy with his system.

A source close to Capello told the News of the World: "He really doesn't care if the players hate him.

"As far as he is concerned, they have to get on with it, abide by the rules or leave. He is not here to be popular with the players.

"He is aware that some of his methods might not have gone down too well with some players but it does not bother him. He will do whatever he thinks it takes to get a successful England team."

One England player said: "Capello is brutal, there's no other word for it. He's the coldest, hardest manager most of the lads have ever known.

"Nobody is close to him and nobody is ever likely to get close to him. He doesn't really talk with the lads apart from on the training pitch or in the dressing room, the whole atmosphere has changed.

"It's been a shock but it's also the change that was probably needed. People had got a bit too comfortable, now everybody is on edge wondering if they've impressed the manager."

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