Swansea City's highly-rated
manager Brendan Rodgers has turned down an offer to talk to
Liverpool about replacing Kenny Dalglish, the Welsh club said on
"Swansea City can confirm that an approach from Liverpool FC
to speak to manager Brendan Rodgers was officially received by
club chairman Huw Jenkins this morning," a statement said.
"The club is pleased to confirm that Brendan has declined
the current opportunity to speak to the Anfield club about the
"The Swansea manager is currently working hard to strengthen
the squad in readiness for the new Premier League campaign."
Rodgers guided Swansea to promotion via the playoffs last
season, becoming the first Welsh club to reach the Premier
League having last played in the top flight in 1983.
Widely-tipped to struggle, Swansea won plaudits for their
passing game and finished a respectable 11th, finishing their
season off with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool that proved to be
Dalglish's last game in charge.
Several names have been linked to the Anfield job, including
former Swansea boss who helped Wigan Athletic avoid relegation
for the second season in a row.
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