Hiddink will not leave Russia - agent

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Guus Hiddink's agent believes the Dutchman would turn down any approach from Chelsea for him to become their next manager.

Hiddink is the bookmakers' favourite to become the next manager at Stamford Bridge, following Monday's sacking of Luiz Felipe Scolari, but Cees van Newenhausen believes the attraction of his current job as Russia manager will mean he will reject the Stamford Bridge club, should they approach him.

Russia have made a good start in their bid to qualify for next summer's World Cup in South Africa and van Newenhausen, asked about the appeal of the Chelsea job to Hiddink, told BBC Radio Five Live: "I cannot imagine it. I think there is no chance of him going to Chelsea because he very much enjoys what he's doing."

He added: "He is doing pretty well with Russia and wants to get to the World Cup in South Africa for the fourth time in a row, with a fourth different team.

"He's currently at a training camp in Turkey and I think (Chelsea owner) Roman Abramovich would not make too many friends in Russia if he were to steal a goose away from the national team. I can hardly imagine it."

Hiddink himself would not discuss the matter following Monday's training session in Belek, claiming to be focused solely on events at the training camp.

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