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Guus Hiddink is in London to accept Chelsea job -- report

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The Oracle of Di Marzio, just about the most trusted source of transfer rumors in recent years, has turned his attentions to the Chelsea managerial post in recent days.  Now, he's bringing news of Guus Hiddink having arrived in London with the intentions of returning for a second stint as Chelsea interim boss.

There's no real detail beyond that, but it would not be surprising if Chelsea had the managerial job sorted out within a few hours.  It's been a little over three years since our last official sacking, but we had announced Benitez comfortably within 24 hours of firing Di Matteo.  I'd expect us to move with similar expediency now as well.

Hiddink lost just once during his 22 matches in charge in 2009, guiding the club to an FA Cup trophy and a most controversial elimination from the Champions League.  He remains the manager with the highest win percentage in club history (not counting Ray Wilkins' one match in charge). Can he perform a similar miracle this time around?

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