Guus Hiddink link with John Terry against him for England manager job

Guus Hiddink has shown time and again that he can take charge of a national side and get the very best out of them, with the Dutchman steering Russia to the semi-finals of Euro 2008 before they were beaten by eventual champions Spain.

Guus Hiddink link with John Terry against him for England manager job

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February 10th, 2012

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With Fabio Capello resigning just four months before Euro 2012 starts, it might be the case that the FA have to look at bringing in a stop-gap replacement for the major tournament before appointing someone in a permanent position in July or August.

Hiddink has declared that he would be interested in discussing the vacant position, although his agent reckons that a strong relationship with John Terry might count against his client.

Cees van Nieuwenhuizen told the Daily Telegraph: “I don’t, based on previous conversations with England FA board members, imagine that it would work.

“Guus also has a very strong personal relationship with John Terry and would be on his side in all this.”

It would also seem as though Hiddink would want more than just a fleeting stint in charge of England, with Van Nieuwenhuizen adding: “He’s not done that in the past and had always previously also been involved in qualification.”

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