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Zola linked with sensational coaching return to Chelsea

Gianfranco Zola is being linked with a sensational return to Chelsea.

The Telegraph says according to well-placed sources, Blues owner Roman Abramovich is still hoping to persuade Guus Hiddink to replace Carlo Ancelotti this summer.

And it could be that Turkey coach Hiddink moves to Chelsea as manager for a short time with a younger coach groomed to take over.

That has led to the possible recruitment of Marco van Basten or even Zola.

The young Porto coach, Andre Villas-Boas, is also being monitored. He worked at Chelsea as part of Jose Mourinho's coaching staff.

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