Slaven Bilic has ruled himself out of the running to take over from Lawrie Sanchez at Fulham and stated that he totally focussed on preparing Croatia for the European Championships.
The former West Ham United defender has proved himself as an adept coach by guiding his country to Euro 2008 and that has led to speculation that he will be offered a club job.
Fulham parted company with Sanchez last week and Bilic’s name was one of the first to be mentioned, but he has not stated that he has no interest at the moment.
“There is absolutely no chance of me taking another job before Euro 2008,” he explained.
Knowing that Bilic would not step down from his current role, there have been reports suggesting that Fulham owner, Mohamed Al-Fayed, proposed a job sharing role.
That would see him split his time between working towards the European Championships with Croatia and steering Fulham away from the Premier League drop zone, but he does not want that either.
“I don’t really want to do a job share,” he added.“Whether it’s Fulham, Manchester United or a second division club in Croatia.”