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Football: Anzhi angry at Queens Park Rangers-bound Samba

Published on Jan 31, 2013 3:45 PM
 
Anzhi Makhackhala's coach Guus Hiddink gestures during the Europa League Group A soccer match against Udinese at the Lokomotiv stadium in Moscow on Nov 22, 2012. Christopher Samba's decision to quit Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in mid-season amid reports the defender was about to join English Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers have upset the usually cool-headed coach. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Christopher Samba's decision to quit Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in mid-season amid reports the defender was about to join English Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers have upset the usually cool-headed Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink.

"Samba was with us for almost the whole season before suddenly this deal comes up with this English club," Hiddink told reporters at Anzhi's training camp on Wednesday.

"Yesterday Samba just left the team and went to England. Everything happened so fast, we couldn't even say goodbye to each other.

"The situation is not good for us. He started the pre-season training with us but then he began to contact the English despite the fact he is still under contract with our club.

 
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