Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has ruled himself out of the running to be the new Chelsea boss as he is looking to build his career and "not destroy it".

The 39-year-old is seen as one of the brightest managerial talents in Britain, having led the Swans to promotion and making an impressive start to life in the Barclays Premier League. The Northern Irishman worked under Jose Mourinho during a spell on the coaching staff at Chelsea, who sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas on Sunday.

He told the South Wales Evening Post: "For me the focus is on Swansea. I came here to do a job. The story for us all so far has been fantastic and I hope that will continue. If any of our fans are wondering about me and Chelsea, they need not panic. I am trying to build my career and not destroy it."

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