Malky Mackay is confident that Peter Whittingham will still be a Cardiff City player at the start of next season.
Following another camapign in which the Bluebirds failed to gain promotion to the Premier League, reports had linked the midfielder with a move to the top flight.
However, manager Mackay has insisted that he is not looking to sell any of his important squad members.
"I totally believe Peter Whittingham will be a Cardiff City player next season," he told Wales Online. "He has only just signed a new contract and he has two years left on that, so I don't expect him to be going anywhere.
"We have had no interest in him and, anyway, I'm not in the business of giving away our best players.
"As I have said from the moment I arrived here, I'm about adding to my squad and making it stronger, not making it weaker by selling our important players."
Whittingham joined Cardiff in 2007 from Aston Villa.
Malky Mackay: 'Peter Whittingham will stay'
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