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Hiddink close to Abramovich: No Chelsea talks

Russia coach Guus Hiddink admits he's close to Roman Abramovich, but insists he's not spoken to the Russian billionaire about the Chelsea job.

"Chelsea? England? It's all rumours," he told The Times. "I have my contact, of course, but not regarding any position with Chelsea. They are doing what they do; I enjoy very much working in Russia and I work until the end of my contract."

He meets Abramovich socially and cares about the legacy he is building in Russia.

"Every now and then we have our contact, which is good and very open," Hiddink said. "I like very much his attitude, his thinking. He's very down to earth and I love to have this contact with him every now and then.

"I have not made up my mind [where to work next] because I stick every day to my job. After 2008, we will see what happens. And I am already 60 years of age. But I have the drive, the will to work with young people. In our profession, you cannot look into the future too much."

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