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Abramovich lines up Hughes, Hiddink Chelsea management dream team

Mark Hughes is being lined up for a sensational return to Chelsea.

The Mail on Sunday says Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is putting together a managerial dream team of Guus Hiddink and Hughes as the men who he believes can guide Chelsea to the Champions League glory he craves.

Abramovich wants 64-year-old Dutchman Hiddink and former Chelsea striker Hughes to combine as director of football and first-team coach and break Barcelona's European dominance.

Negotiations are well advanced and despite the fact that the two men have no previous working relationship, Chelsea's billionaire owner is confident that they will prove an instant success.

Hughes, who quit his job at Fulham last week, will be available at the end of the month - or sooner if the club release him - while Hiddink is ready to move on from his position as Turkey coach and wants to lock horns with Premier League champions Manchester United.

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