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Guidolin sticking with Swansea despite illness

Francesco Guidolin has missed a few games through illness. Credit: PA

Francesco Guidolin insists his future remains at Swansea despite the illness which will see him miss a third game at Bournemouth on Saturday.

Swansea head coach Guidolin resumed media duties on Thursday after spending five nights in a London hospital with a chest infection.

But the 60-year-old Italian, who said he experienced breathing difficulties after the 2-1 defeat at Tottenham 11 days ago, has been told by doctors not to attend Swansea's Premier League trip to the south coast this weekend.

My future is here because I have a contract for this season.

The most important thing is to save the team and keep the possibility to play in the Premier League next year.

I am happy to be here and there is the possibility to stay here a long time, but right now it is not important.

– Francesco Guidolin


Swansea boss Guidolin out of hospital

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin has been released from hospital and is set to return to work.

The 60-year-old Italian fell ill with a chest infection over a week ago and has missed the last two matches after being referred to a respiratory specialist at a London hospital last Wednesday.

Francesco Guidolin is set to return to work. Credit: PA

However, having recovered from his illness, Guidolin can start preparing for this weekend's trip to Bournemouth.

"Francesco Guidolin has been released from hospital after making a good recovery and will resume duties this week," said a statement on the club's Twitter account.

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