Outgoing PSV Eindhoven coach Guus Hiddink is not in the running to be the next England manager, his agent said yesterday.

"He definitely won't be the England manager," Cees van Nieuwenhuizen told the BBC, adding that having a short-listing process was "a sort of an insult" to the Dutchman.

"In spite of all the rumours he has not been in England and the FA have not been to Holland for a serious interview."

Hiddink had been mentioned as a contender to take over from Sven-Goran Eriksson when the Swede quits after the World Cup.

Van Nieuwenhuizen said the English FA had made an initial approach to Hiddink but had not followed it up.

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