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Chelsea To Be Reported To FIFA For Guus Hiddink Approach

TFF unhappy with the Stamford Bridge club.

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The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) have threatened to report Chelsea over their pursuit of manager Guus Hiddink.

TFF president Mahmut Özgener is prepared to make life difficult for the Blues as he suspects the West London club of making an illegal approach to the Dutchman.

Depite Chelsea making an official offer this week, Özgener thinks Hiddink was already contacted directly before Turkey’s 1-1 draw with Belgium.

This is not the first time Chelsea have been accused of tapping up other teams. In 2009, the Blues had a transfer embargo imposed following the signing of Gael Kakuta from Lens.

There is also growing resentment in Turkey towards Hiddink over his behaviour and the amount of mixed messages he has told everyone.

Despite the unrest in Turkey, the Stamford Bridge club are optimistic that the appointment of Hiddink will be finalised next week after he returns from holiday.

Chelsea hope they will be able to secure Hiddink’s services simply by offering to pay the TFF £3.5 million in compensation, which would cover the remaining year on his contract.

“Chelsea has a past record for signing players who are under contract,” Özgener told Hurriyet. “If the same thing happens, we will make a file of the payments we made to Hiddink and we will go to Fifa.

“After the Belgium game I went to the dressing room and asked Hiddink what he will do.

“He replied, ‘I will go to Turkey’s B team match and then go to South Korea for a charity match.’ But after that I learnt he said different things to the players. He should have told me what he told the players.”

“You cannot come to Turkey and then leave when you want.”

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