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Chelsea target, ex-Australia coach Hiddink says he will honour Turkey contract

Current Turkey national team manager Guus Hiddink says he will honour his contract as rumours surrounding him and the vacant Chelsea position continue to stir.

The Russian tactician, who had a successful as coach of the Australian team ending in 2006, is being linked with a return to Stamford Bridge after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked.

But Hiddink's agent, Cees van Nieuwenhuizen, says his client plans to see out his deal with the Turkish Football Federation.

"He is focusing on his job and he likes what he is doing," he told Press Association Sport.

"He said also in his column on Saturday in De Telegraaf, the Dutch newspaper, that as long as he is in the race for the European Championship with Turkey, he would continue to focus on that.

"Once that is finished, he will start thinking about his future."

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