Hiddink dismisses Chelsea link

23 April 2008
Guus Hiddink has denied he is set to become Chelsea manager in the summer. Reports had linked the Dutchman, currently concentrating on taking Russia to Euro 2008, with a move to Stamford Bridge, where he would succeed Avram Grant.But Hiddink insists that he will not move to London, insisting that there is only circumstantial evidence linking him with the role.

"It is total nonsense," Hiddink told Dutch news agency NOS Studio Sport.

"I cannot help that my name is continually linked with Chelsea.

"Perhaps it is because their owner [Roman Abramovich] asked me about Russia. Possibly it is because of the links between my old club PSV and Chelsea."