Report: Hiddink mulling Inter job after De Boer exit

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Frank de Boer’s stay in Milan could only be described as short, but one of the game’s veteran managers is now reportedly considering taking over at the San Siro.

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Guus Hiddink is mulling a move to Italy to coach Inter Milan after De Boer was let let go following a 14-match stint with the club.

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Hiddink, 69, has been out of a job since leaving Chelsea at the end of the 2015/16 Premier League campaign. The Dutchman reportedly had lunch with now-Blues manager Antonio Conte on Thursday as part of a visit to Stamford Bridge, where he continues to have close contact with several of the players and staff.

While Stefano Pioli is still seen as the favorite to take over the Italian giants, Hiddink has one of soccer’s best resumes and will surely be considered for the job in the event that he is interested in accepting the position.

According to the Daily Mail, Inter’s Chinese owners Suning Group are big supporters of Hiddink and see the Dutchman as a short-term replacement until the club can find a permanent manager down the road.