Beckham is not in my Euro plans, says Capello

David Beckham's front-line involvement with England -- on and off the field -- could be over 15 years after making his international debut.

David Beckham

Head coach Fabio Capello admits he has no plans at present to involve Beckham in any capacity at the Euro 2012 finals.

Fabio Capello

Beckham was ruled out of contention for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with a ruptured Achilles but did play an important part acting as a mediator between management and the players.

Capello effectively crushed Beckham's hopes of adding to his 115 caps 15 months ago after the friendly with Hungary when saying "new players were needed for the future".

When asked if Beckham, whose Los Angeles Galaxy contract expires next month, could be part of his off the field team in Poland, Capello said: "I haven't thought about this."

When asked if there was any chance of Beckham, who was named the  MLS Comeback Player of the Year, being in his Euro 2012 squad, Capello said: "No, I think he will only be involved in the Olympic Games.

"I don't know. I have time to decide. Is he in my plans now? No."

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