Capello: Wayne Rooney 'calm' after father's arrest

BY foxsports • October 6, 2011

England coach Fabio Capello says Wayne Rooney is ''calm and relaxed'' following the arrest of the striker's father and uncle as part of an investigation into a betting scam.

Rooney's two relatives were among the nine men arrested Thursday on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud in relation to a Scottish Premier League match between Motherwell and Hearts last year.

The Manchester United striker has not been implicated in the investigation and is currently in Podgorica ahead of England's European Championship qualifier against Montenegro.

Capello says ''I spoke to (Rooney) and I found him relaxed and calm. No problems for the game tomorrow against Montenegro.''

Rooney is expected to start for England on Friday.

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