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Tottenham's Chimbonda unhappy with police probe

Pascal Chimbonda has questioned the police investigation into alleged football corruption after the player was released from bail this week.

Tottenham defender Chimbonda was released from bail on Friday by officers investigating allegations of football corruption.

Chimbonda had been arrested last September by officers from the City of London Police on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud.

The 29-year-old has now been cleared of any wrongdoing and the French international is unhappy that the whole matter has painted him in a bad light.

"I am happy that I have been cleared of any wrongdoing and I always knew I would be," Chimbonda told Sky Sports. "My family were in tears when I was arrested and I found it very difficult to explain to them what was happening when I had done nothing wrong in the first place.

"I did not know what was going on and it affected my position at Tottenham.

"When I was released from bail this week there was no coverage in the press.

"I was portrayed in a bad light to people in the public because when they see someone arrested they don't know the facts and just see someone arrested, when in fact I did nothing wrong."

Chimbonda faces an uncertain future at Tottenham this summer and the player feels his arrest has affected his long-term position.

"The investigated affected me as I was forced to spend two days in the cells for nothing.

"I love England and playing in the Premier League, but I find the policing in England very strange."

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