However, Warnock has decided that the job was not right for him following talks with the Championship club.
"The talks started well but, in my eyes, it deteriorated. In the end, I didn't think I was the right one," he told talkSPORT.
"I wanted to keep my own direction. If I can't go into something 100% as I like to manage I cannot commit to it.
"There was nobody you could talk to English-wise who knew about football, that you could have a conversation about getting things done. It is ok having good intentions but you have to know the rules and regulations and it seemed very difficult to get anything done."
Former Watford boss Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the favourite to take over at the City Ground.