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Swansea boss Rodgers declines Liverpool overtures

Swansea have confirmed that boss Brendan Rodgers has turned down an approach from Liverpool over their managerial vacancy. Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group were also known to be keen to speak to Rodgers, but a Swansea statement read: "Swansea City can confirm that an approach from Liverpool FC to speak to manager Brendan Rodgers was officially received by 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."

The statement continued: "The Swansea manager is currently working hard to strengthen the squad in readiness for the new Barclays Premier League campaign.

"The club will make no further comment at this stage."

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