Stamford Bridge has proved to be a tough place for managers, as Abramovich has gone through seven of them since 2003, but Hiddink says he has told Abramovich that he should be more patient.
“If you look at Manchester United, they are the example that clubs need stability,” the Dutchman was quoted as saying in several English newspapers.
“This is what Chelsea need as well. I have told Roman that and I think they are convinced as well now.
“Look at the record of Carlo, he won the double. Of course, if you win the double and you go it is harsh. Carlo did well for the last two years but, hopefully, this decision will bring success as well.