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English Premier League: Arsenal's Welbeck no longer willing to play second fiddle (Video)

by KEVIN AFFLECK
Jimmy Bullard and David Bentley had such little respect for Capello that they spent their time in and round the training camp mocking the manager for looking like Postman Pat

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