Hiddink firm about not extending stay at ChelseaApril 21st, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): Chelsea’s Dutch coach Guus Hiddink has ruled out any chances of him extending his stay at the football club inspite of an improvement in performances.
Chelsea have forced their way back into Premier League reckoning, setting up a Champions League semi-final with Barcelona and booked a place in the FA Cup final against Everton.
With an unlikely Treble still on the cards, Hiddink, who took Russia to the semi-finals of Euro 2008, has insisted he will not be tempted to stay on in London.
He said: “You can always talk about contracts, but on top of that I think there is also something else which is also the connection and relationship with the players.
“We started two years ago with improving the organization around the team. I started pushing and challenged the new players coming into this squad of Russian players and the players responded,” The Mirror quoted him, as saying.
“I think it is not fair from my side to say ‘Hey guys now we are coming to the end of the qualification,’ which is in September or October and the playoff maybe in November, from my side to say ‘I quit and the last two or three months you do it yourself’
“We started the project with them and the players responded so that is also besides the contractual situation.” (ANI)
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