Chelsea managerial target Guus Hiddink has dropped his biggest hint yet that he would be interested in a return to Stamford Bridge this summer.
The 64-year-old Dutchman, currently employed as head coach of the Turkish national team has spoken of his desire to return to club management, paving the way for a sensational return to Chelsea.
"I feel energetic, so a club role is more preferable - and that's what I like, working every day," he said. "I feel I need to do more.
"I've trained Australia and PSV at the same time, as well as Russia and Chelsea, and I was very happy. We'll see what happens with Turkey."
Blues owner Roman Abramovich appointed Hiddink as caretaker manager in 2009 following the sacking of Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Hiddink was an instant hit at Stamford Bridge, resurrecting Chelsea's season as he helped them to qualify for the Champions League and leading them to FA Cup glory.
However, he decided to end his tenure there, instead opting to return to his international post with Russia - a decision that prompted the arrival of former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti.
Ancelotti won the domestic double in his first season with Chelsea, but following this year's trophy-less campaign, the Italian boss was relieved of his duties leading to a surprise return for Hiddink.
"There is no official offer yet, but I can't guarantee anything," he continued.
"I haven't told the (Turkish Football Federation) chairman what I thought yet, but he's an intelligent man. I am sure he follows the world media.
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