Turkey: Blues won't gobble up Guus

BY foxsports • April 15, 2011

Turkey will look dimly upon any attempt by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to lure their manager Guus Hiddink back to Stamford Bridge.

That is not a situation the Turkish Football Federation would be keen to replicate, though, with Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti linked with a move away from the club at the end of a below-par season.

Turker Tozar, the senior national team communications manager, was quoted on www.telegraph.co.uk as saying: "Only last week we refused an approach for him from Ajax and the contract between him and our president [Mahmut Ozgener] does not allow him to work for a club while he is working for the Turkish national team.

"There is a specific clause and our president would look coldly at any attempt to change that.

"We understand that people like Roman Abramovich have him in mind but if he made an offer to us it would be refused.

"If you look at Guus Hiddink's career he has always fulfilled his contract and he has also told us that Turkey could be his last stop as a coach.

"We would like him to take us to the 2014 World Cup finals."

Turkey currently sit third in Euro 2012 qualifying group A, behind Germany and Belgium.


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