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Hiddink ready to lift Chelsea

Published 11/02/2009

Guus Hiddink will be Luiz Felipe Scolari’s successor as Chelsea manager, but not in time for Saturday’s FA Cup tie with Watford.

Currently with the Russian national team at a training camp in Turkey, Hiddink, who will combine the two roles until the end of the season, said: “If everything is organised properly a move to London could happen. I'll be able to give you a final answer in a few days.

The Dutchman ruled out becoming Chelsea's new boss before the weekend.

"No, that's not likely to happen," he said. " I don't think things will be decided quickly."

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