Swansea boss Rodgers rules out Chelsea return: I want to build career, not destroy it

Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers has ruled himself out of the running for the Chelsea job.

Rodgers has also had spells as manager of Watford and Reading after some time on the coaching staff at Chelsea, who sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas on Sunday.

"It's sad to see Andre depart," Rodgers told the South Wales Evening Post. "The transition that is needed at the club is very much evident, and it's a job that requires sensitivity about where the club is at.

"It's about understanding and respecting what the players have done there and also having that ruthless streak to manage the club.

"I feel Andre tried to do those things but, for whatever reason, it just hasn't worked out.

"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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