Hiddink takes Turkey job

Guus Hiddink has signed a two-year contract to take charge of Turkey, starting on August 1, the country’s football federation has confirmed.

Guus Hiddink has signed a two-year contract to take charge of Turkey, starting on August 1, the country’s football federation has confirmed.

The Russia boss, who last week announced he will leave his current post in the summer, will steer Turkey through the Euro 2012 qualifiers and there is the option to extend the deal for a further two years when it runs out after the finals.

Turkey are in Group A, along with Germany, Austria, Belgium, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

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