When Ab met Fab for lunch... England boss Capello spotted with Abramovich

08 November 2009 12:36
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was spotted with England manager Fabio Capello last week but for once the Football Association don't have to concern themselves with the Russian oligarch poaching their manager.

'I went out for a meal with my wife and I was walking to a shop when I met him,' says Capello. 

Lost in translation: Capello talked about Chelsea with Abramovich

'He was coming from another restaurant and we spoke for five minutes about Chelsea.'

Not about being a future coach, however.

'No!' said Capello. 'It would not be intelligent to meet someone in the middle of the road if that were the case!'

Abramovich (left) famously tried to recruit Sven Goran Eriksson while the Swede was in charge of England, but Capello, it seems, is a little less promiscuous in encouraging suitors.

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