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Spurs boss Jol unfazed by Chimbonda arrest

Tottenham boss Martin Jol insists his plans won't be affected by Pascal Chimbonda's arrest this week.

The 28-year-old full-back was arrested by City of London police on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and bailed until October.

Jol said: "Pascal trained Monday and Tuesday, on Wednesday he was off so there is no issue."

The City of London police are carrying out an investigation into corruption in football that is separate to the inquiry by Lord Stevens' firm Quest.

Chimbonda was the second person to be arrested by the force's investigation team - a 61-year-old man was arrested in Manchester in March on suspicion of money laundering.

In July, officers from the City of London police carried out raids at Newcastle, Portsmouth and Rangers and took away computers and documents.

Deals involving Chimbonda's agent Willie McKay are also reported to be under investigation by officers but he has insisted repeatedly that he has done nothing wrong.

He said: "I think you will find that it is all a load of rubbish."

Stevens' firm Quest have carried out a lengthy investigation into Premier League transfers and the Football Association are still to decide whether any clubs or individuals will face disciplinary action for breaching regulations.

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