Premier League - West Ham job not for McClaren
Mon, 16 May 21:10:00 2011
Grant was sacked by Hammers co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan following Sunday's 3-2 defeat at Wigan, which condemned the London club to relegation to the Championship.
McClaren, who was sacked by German club Wolfsburg earlier this season following a successful spell in Holland with FC Twente, was thought to be among the favourites to replace Israeli Grant. But, in a statement to Sky Sports News, McClaren said: "It is very flattering to be linked with a club of West Ham's size and historic stature, also one that has tremendous fans."
"However, at this moment in time I do not wish to be considered for the position. But I wish everybody at West Ham all the very best for the future."