Last Updated: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:08
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has branded speculation linking him with a move to Tottenham as "disrespectful" to Harry Redknapp.
Rodgers, 39, has won plenty of plaudits for guiding Swansea into the top half of the Barclays Premier League table with an attractive possession style of play.
The performances of the south Wales club, which have included outstanding home wins over Arsenal and Manchester City, have led to the Northern Irishman, who signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract last month, being linked with moves to Spurs and Chelsea.
Reports in two national newspapers on Friday suggested that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is eyeing Rodgers as a potential replacement should Redknapp take over as full-time England manager. But Rodgers was quick to re-iterate his commitment to Swansea.
He said: "People need to fill pages in papers and they need discussion points. But my only focus is Swansea and Harry's only focus will be Tottenham and I just think it's disrespectful talking about him and the job he is in.
"He loves being at Tottenham and I know from talking to him when he was here in December that he enjoys being there. Likewise with myself, my only concentration and focus is on this job and trying to retain our status over the next eight games in this league."
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