He was installed as one of the favourites to replace Carlo Ancelotti following the Italian's sacking on Sunday but, while he says he misses the club environment, he is not focussing on anything other than Turkey's upcoming clash with Belgium.
"I have in my career very few games. I want to do more with the players on a daily basis but that is impossible because I am national team manager," he told TV show %100 Futbol.
"But I am not going into the speculation as I have to prepare the team and to make sure that no one can blame me afterwards saying I was concentrating on other things.
"I am not going into speculation, I am fully concentrated. I demand full commitment from myself so I will not go into speculation.