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Chelsea have Hiddink as backup option for Mourinho

Guus Hiddink is waiting in the wings for a call from Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.

The Mirror says it is understood Mourinho and Abramovich HAVE reached a provisional agreement for the Portuguese to take over from interim Rafa Benitez this summer on a three-year contract.

There are still significant stumbling blocks before any deal can be signed though, with Anzhi Makhachkala's Dutch veteran Guus Hiddink lined up as a potential fall-back option if the Mourinho move goes wrong.

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