Hiddink locked in talks with Chelsea

Former Chelsea caretaker boss Guus Hiddink is not expected to return to the Blues helm for Saturday's crunch clash with Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.

The 69-year-old met with officials from the London club on Friday, but has not agreed a deal in time to take charge of the Blues ahead of the Premier League encounter.

First-team coaches Eddie Newton and Steve Holland will oversee the side against the Black Cats, with Hiddink expected to be officially unveiled by the club next week.

Hiddink enjoyed a successful spell at Stamford Bridge in 2009, after being handed the reins on a temporary basis following the sacking of Luiz Felipe Scolari.

He won the FA Cup during his brief stint in charge, but was replaced by Carlo Ancelotti ahead of the 2009/10 campaign.