Former Arsenal, Fulham and West Ham striker Luís Boa Morte has denied having received an offer to work at Hull City.

After Marco Silva’s appointment at the club, reports from Portugal said the manager would like to call the ex-player to be part of his staff in the Premier League club.

But in quotes published in today’s edition of A Bola, Boa Morte said he wasn’t offered a role: “I have my job and no one spoke to me.”

CapturarThe current Sporting U19 coach has also expressed his confidence in Marco Silva’s work: “Every manager would want to work in the Premier League. It’s a big challenge, yes.

“The league is very intense and competitive, you never lay the towel on the floor. Marco will arrive and try to get it right as soon as possible. He’s lived a lot, gained big experience, also in the Champions League, he’s prepared.”

For now, Marco silva has brought assistant head coach Joao Pedro Sousa, first team coach Goncalo Pedro and goalkeeping coach Hugo Oliveira to his Hully City staff.

The manager will be debuting against Swansea in the FA Cup on Saturday. The following games are against Manchester United in the EFL Cup, then Bournemouth and Chelsea in the Premier League.

He signed a contract of one season and a half, which can be terminated by both parties next summer.