Chelsea's interim coach denied he had spoken about the Tottenham striker on a Russian website.
Hiddink, preparing his side for Saturday's home clash with Bolton Wanderers in the Barclays Premier League, was quick to put the record straight.
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'I did not give any comment about Pavlyuchenko,' said Hiddink. 'I don't give any comment on players with other clubs.
'(Spurs boss) Harry Redknapp knows exactly what to do with his players. He is a respected professional.
'Pavlyuchenko is with Tottenham and I hope that he will fight to get his position at Spurs. That is important for himself.
'If you want to survive in England you must keep on fighting and get your position.'
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