Ball backing for Hiddink

11 February 2009 01:17
Michael Ball has told Sky Sports News that he is confident Guus Hiddink will succeed at Chelsea.[LNB] Russia coach Hiddink has been confirmed as temporary manager of the Blues following the departure of Luiz Felipe Scolari on Monday.[LNB]Manchester City full-back Ball worked with Hiddink during his time at PSV and is certain the Dutchman's simple approach to the game will pay dividends in the Premier League.[LNB]He told Sky Sports News: "His CV says it all. When I was there under him at PSV he kept everything very simple.[LNB]"He has a way of football that he has stuck to for a long, long time. He will work on what he wants at Chelsea.[LNB]"Everyone has got respect for him, even the senior pros. He makes sense when he talks to you.[LNB]"He is very determined to win things. He will do everything he can to win. He doesn't want to put a black mark on his CV."[LNB]Hiddink is set to manage both Russia and Chelsea, a policy he adopted when in charge of PSV and Australia.[LNB]Of the dual role, Ball added: "We [PSV] went on to win the league. Nothing really fazed us. We never noted a change.[LNB]"He puts the trust in you (when he is away)."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports