Brendan Rodgers turns down Liverpool approach

Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers has turned down the opportunity to talk to Liverpool over the vacant managers position at Anfield.

It was revealed in the morning papers that Rodgers was one of 12 managers that Reds owners wanted to interview following the sacking of Kenny Dalglish this week, however in a statement on the Swansea City website, Rodgers confirmed that he is not interested in discussing the deal:

“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.

“The club is pleased to confirm that Brendan has declined the current opportunity to speak to the Anfield club about the vacant position.”

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