Russia coach Guus Hiddink has insisted he is not in the running to become manager at Chelsea.

The Blues moved quickly to put Avram Grant in charge following Jose Mourinho's shock exit from Stamford Bridge, but a number of high-profile managers continue to be linked with the top job.

Hiddink admits he did recently hold talks with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, but maintains he is not interested in changing jobs at this time.

He is staying focused on Russia's Euro 2008 qualification campaign, which will go on until November.

"Roman Abramovich and I met again around the England match, we had good talks and discussions," Hiddink told theMail on Sunday .

"I always get on well with Roman, but I am not going to give away all the details from that meeting.

"The Chelsea situation is something I won't touch right now. I am concentrating on the Russian national team.

"We have to qualify and I know Roman finds that very important too at this time."