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Chelsea determined to push through deal for CSKA Moscow's Zhirkov

CSKA Moscow winger Yuri Zhirkov remains a target for Chelsea.

The Times says the Russia international has been recommended by Guus Hiddink, the interim manager.

Zhirkov is valued for his versatility and although a competent left back, Chelsea view him as a left winger who will put pressure on the inconsistent Florent Malouda.

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