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Hiddink won´t manage Chelsea: agent

SoccerNews in English Premier League 26 May 2008

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Russia coach Guus Hiddink is not interested in taking charge at Chelsea, the Dutchman's agent said on Monday.

Hiddink has been linked with the Stamford Bridge hot-seat following Avram Grant's sacking on Saturday.

His stock soared after leading Russia to Euro 2008 at England's expense, while Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is believed to be friendly with him.

But Hiddink's agent Cees van Nieuwenhuizen insisted his client plans to stay with Russia until after the 2010 World Cup.

“There's no way Guus will go to Chelsea,” he said in the Times.

“It's not an option and has never been. Guus is the coach of Russia and will stay until the World Cup of 2010.”

Aside from Hiddink other names in the frame to succeed Grant include Barcelona's Frank Rijkaard, Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini and Manchester City coach, and former England boss, Sven-Goran Eriksson.

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