Pressure on Conte to deliver Chelsea title, says Hiddink

Guus Hiddink says incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will be expected to mount a title challenge in his first season.Hiddink was appointed in December after Jose Mourinho's Chelsea plummeted from title winners in 2015-16 to candidates for relegation prior to Christmas.The Dutchman, in his second caretaker spell at Stamford Bridge, has restored stability, but he still has just...
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May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Hiddink explains benefits of Chelsea not playing in Champions League next season

Guus Hiddink has managed to see the positives of Chelsea’s bad season. As the club has already announced Antonio Conte as manager for next season, it will be good for them as they won’t be having European nights and should help the team to compete for a top-four place. Conte already has plenty of experience
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Guus Hiddink must promote Chelsea’s youth

Virtually, Chelsea has nothing left to play for. The Blues have been eliminated from the FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and are all but officially out of contention for the Barclay’s Premier League title. Even finishing in the top 4 looks slim at this point considering that Chelsea is positioned 11 points behind Manchester City with eight matches to go. The Blues are three months...
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Guus Hiddink: The secret behind Chelsea's easy victory over Manchester City

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink says doing well in the early stages of the second half was the key to his side's 5-1 win over Manchester City. The Blues registered one of their most impressive wins of the season against a below-strength Manchester City team to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals. They will face Everton […]
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Miazga isn't an immediate replacement for Kurt Zouma, Hiddink says

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink believes Matt Miazga needs time to adjust to life at Stamford Bridge before he makes his debut for the club.United States defender Miazga is currently catching up on his fitness as he awaits an opportunity to appear for the first time since completing his move from New York Red Bulls last month.Hiddink included Miazga in his Champions League squad for...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Guus Hiddink on a hard-fought draw and Kurt Zouma's serious injury

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink was full of praise for his players for showing character during the 1-1 draw against Manchester United. The Blues, who lost defender Kurt Zouma following a horrific knee injury, fought hard in the dying minutes of the match to equalise and take one point from the game. "I am happy […]
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Guus Hiddink on John Terry's decision, Pato, Watford and Willian's fitness level

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink says the Blues will not underestimate Watford when they take on the Hornets tonight. The Blues have rediscovered their best form under the Dutchman as they continue their quest to finish in the Top Four. And they will be determined to take all three points from Vicarage Road. "Watford have […]
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Guus Hiddink: The reason why Chelsea improved since I took over from Jose Mourinho

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink says his players have finally rediscovered last season's form after his side's 5-1 win at Milton Keynes Dons. The Blues safely reached the next round of the FA Cup where they will face Manchester City. And the Dutchman was visibly delighted and full of praise for his players at the […]
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Hiddink says Chelsea is acquiring Matt Miazga from Red Bulls

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink says the club is in the process of acquiring 20-year-old defender Matt Miazga from Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls.Speaking at a news conference Friday, Hiddink said, ''He will be one of the squad members for the rest of the season, a young guy stepping up to the national team,'' according to Chelsea's website.Hiddink added that ''if you have...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chelsea boss Hiddink says the Premier League is harder than ever

Guus Hiddink says the intensity of the Premier League has increased since his first spell with Chelsea in 2009, with all clubs now able to attract big-name players.Hiddink, who won the FA Cup during his first spell with the Blues, took over from Jose Mourinho in December and has guided Chelsea to a six-game unbeaten run in the league, which has helped them climb up the table to 14th...
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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