The former Manchester United striker, currently managing Norwegian club Molde, expressed an in interest in the position following Steve Kean’s resignation last week.
However, the 39-year-old has denied that he has been contacted by the Championship side, saying: "It's the same as always - speculation.
"We have gone up this path before and it is only speculation.
"It will happen when it happens, and that I have to pick up the phone to (Molde owner) Kjell Inge Rokke regarding a job offer but I have not spoken to Blackburn as yet.
"I cannot say any more about Blackburn now."
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