Gus Poyet has confirmed that Wolves contacted Brighton in their search for a new manager but says he 'never had a decision to make'.
As revealed by skysports.com earlier this week, Wolves asked for permission to speak to Poyet about the managerial vacancy at Molineux.
Wolves parted company with Mick McCarthy earlier this month and have been linked with a number of names as they look to appoint a successor.
Steve Bruce and Alan Curbishley have been touted as the frontrunners for the vacancy, while Brian McDermott was also believed to be on Wolves' radar prior to committing his future to Reading on Wednesday.
Poyet has now revealed that Wolves asked Brighton about the possibility of securing his services, but he did not take part in the discussion.
"There was an approach but it came and went," Poyet said after his side's goalless draw at Hull City.
"I didn't have any decisions to make, anything to think about. I was not involved at all. It was not difficult for me, I was not involved at any time."
The Uruguayan signed a five-year deal with the Seagulls in September 2011 and, despite admitting he is keen to manage in the top flight, he feels he could fulfil his ambitions at the Amex Stadium.
"I've said a few times that we all aim for the same - players want to play at the highest level, I want to manage in the Premier League," the former Chelsea midfielder added.
"At the moment the easiest way will be in the next two or three years or whatever it takes with Brighton.
"If we don't then I need to move on because I want to manage at the top. I'm not going to lie to people. I don't want to wait 20 years but it doesn't need to happen now.
"If something happens or comes along I will think about it, talk to the chairman - he's the main one - and we'll see. These are all the things you cannot control so I'm relaxed about it."
Having led Brighton to the League One title last season, earning the Manager of the Year award along the way, the 44-year-old is content to continue shaping the South Coast club's future.
"I'm very lucky where I am," he added. "I can get the players for the style I play, I can get involved in the new academy and part of the building of the new training ground.
"It's a great place to be. I'm saying I'm not in a hurry, I signed a long-term contract because I want to be here."