Ryan Nelsen has played down speculation about his future by insisting he is happy at Blackburn.
Mark Hughes left Ewood Park last week to take charge of Manchester City and reports have suggested that a number of his former players may follow him across Lancashire.
Nelsen was one player to be heavily linked with a move to City but he has stressed that he will not be leaving Blackburn.
The New Zealand defender is on a lucrative long-term deal and has now pledged his loyalty to the club once more.
"I've got four years left at Blackburn and I am very loyal to them," he told New Zealand newspaper The Press.
"They signed me on a five-year deal last year when they didn't have to. It's an industry where you can never say never but at the moment, I'm very happy.
"They're a good bunch of people at Blackburn and it's a good environment to be in."
Meanwhile, Blackburn have made contact with both Sam Allardyce and Alan Shearer about the vacant manager's position.
Shearer and Allardyce
According to the local media, Rovers chairman John Williams has invited Allardyce for an interview.
It is also understood that Williams has spoken to former striker Shearer about the possibility of replacing Hughes.
Nelsen is not surprised that Shearer is the fans' favourite to be appointed but has refused to be drawn on who he would like to see get the job.
Nelsen said: "He (Shearer) was a big favourite as he should be.
"They still chant his name because he was fantastic for the club. But who am I to say who should be there?"