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Luke Williams says he “nonetheless has heaps to show” as Notts County boss after being linked with the vacant managerial place at Portsmouth.
The 42-year-old took the helm at Meadow Lane simply seven months in the past, and has the Magpies prime of the Nationwide League on the halfway level of the season.
Williams is reportedly among the many favourites to develop into subsequent Pompey boss, however says no contact has been made.
“I do not see any cause why something would occur,” Williams mentioned.
“I have never performed something. I’ve been right here for a number of months and I have never achieved something.
“I nonetheless have lots to show to the followers nonetheless and I’m in an exquisite membership.”
‘I respect the place’
Williams, whose solely earlier job as a head coach ended with relegation to League Two with Swindon City in 2017, has reworked Notts into a serious contender for computerized promotion.
Pompey, in the meantime, are winless in 9 League One video games, are thirteenth in League One and have been knocked out of each the FA Cup and Papa Johns Trophy within the 10 days since Danny Cowley was sacked as head coach.
Already as Notts boss Williams has emulated a membership managerial nice in Sam Allardyce by having the Magpies prime of the Nationwide League at Christmas.
Allardyce – who would go on to handle England – was the final supervisor to have Notts in such a place, in 1997.
Whereas Williams acknowledged the comparability and unflinchingly addressed questions on Portsmouth following Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Boreham Wooden, he stays targeted solely on the job he’s doing at Meadow Lane.
“I respect the place I’m in and I mustn’t take that as a right in any respect,” he advised BBC Radio Nottingham.
“I’ve lots to be pleased about and lots to repay folks.”