Coyle saw the reports linking him to Anfield as a reflection of the excellent work he has done in his 12 months at the Reebok.
He said: "My focus is on the job I'm doing and I make sure I put my heart and soul into every second.
"Kenny will do very well. He loves football and is a terrific guy. There's no doubt in my mind that as the season goes on they'll get better under Kenny."