Swansea City 'part company' with Michael Laudrup

Michael Laudrup has left Swansea City. Credit: PA Wire

Swansea City have parted company with manager Michael Laudrup.

The former Real Madrid and Barcelona player joined the Swans in 2012, and led the club to their first major trophy in their history with a 5-0 victory over Bradford City in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley.

The club have struggled this season and lie just two points above the relegation zone with a crucial game against rivals Cardiff City on Saturday.

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Swansea sack Michael Laudrup

Swansea City have announced they have "parted company" with manager Michael Laudrup. The chairman said: "It is a decision we have taken reluctantly." Garry Monk will be head coach alongside first team coach Alan Curtis "for the foreseeable future".