Anzhi Makhachkala boss Guus Hiddink has dismissed speculation that the club are planning a summer move for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres.
The Spain international has struggled to recapture his best form since his £50 million move from Liverpool in January 2011, leading to reports that the European Champions may try to offload the 28-year-old in the near future.
The Russian club have been linked with Torres in recent newspaper reports. However, Hiddink has moved quick to play down the rumours.
Speaking ahead of his side's Europa League match with Newcastle United, he said: "Well it's interesting. With Anzhi it means that it's always 'oh the club has a lot of money', or 'the club has a lot of prestige'.
"Everyone is linked who wants to make a move, or an agent who wants to make a move. It's a game. As journalists, you know better... Maybe not better, but equally as coaches do.
"Players or agents have sometimes interests to be linked to other clubs, or to get a better contract on their own or whatsoever. You know what will happen. As long as there's nothing official from our side I can assure you there is no single approach to any player at this moment."
Middlesbrough have been knocked out of the FA Cup and have been caught up in Chelsea's latest drama as Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez criticised the club's fans and the men who hired him in his post-match comments.
On the pitch, the reigning European Champions were just too good for Tony Mowbray's team and Middlesbrough lost 2-0.
However, the Middlesbrough manager wasn't too downhearted.
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez revealed during a press conference last night that he will stand down at the end of the season.
Speaking after Chelsea's 2-0 win against Middlesbrough, Benitez said he was "disappointed" with some fans who he described as "wasting time" making negative banners instead of supporting the club.
He also revealed that he did not expect the word "interim" to be added to his title when he signed his contract:
Watch Rafael Benitez's interview with ITV4 after Chelsea beat Middlesbrough 2-0 at the Riverside Stadium in the FA Cup fifth-round.
Former Middlesbrough and Sunderland winger Boudewijn Zenden has joined Chelsea as Assistant Manager, according to his father and agent.
The 36-year-old, who spent time on both Teesside and Wearside during his play days, will work under Rafa Benitez after the Spaniard was named the club's interim boss until the end of the season.
The Dutchman spent two years with Boro from 2003 to 2005, and returned to the north east with the Black Cats in 2009 until his retirement in 2011.
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