Laudrup's Swansea 'homework'

Former Denmark international Michael Laudrup has been officially unveiled as Swansea City's new manager at a press conference this afternoon.

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Laudrup: 'I won't make change for change's sake'

All eyes will be on Michael Laudrup as he takes the reins from Brendan Rodgers Credit: ITV News Wales

Michael Laudrup says he won't make 'change for change's sake' at Swansea City.

Speaking at his first press conference since taking over as Swans Manager, Laudrup confirmed that he'd be bringing in Eric Larssen as part of his backroom team.

The former Danish international, who's signed a two-year contract at the Liberty Stadium, replaces Brendan Rodgers, who left to manage Liverpool.

Giving his reasons for taking the helm at Swansea, Laudrup said:

"I like the philosophy of the club. That's why I agreed to join. It's a very nice place, although it is raining a little more than Majorca!"

Swansea finished 11th in their first season in the Premier League. Their challenge is to improve on that this season.

New Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup unveiled

The 48-year-old admitted he didn't know much about the club before accepting their offer Credit: ITV News Wales

Michael Laudrup has been officially unveiled as Swansea City's new manager at a press conference this afternoon.

The 48-year-old former Denmark international has signed a two-year contract at the Liberty Stadium following the departure of Brendan Rodgers.

Laudrup said he wouldn't be making any immediate changes Credit: ITV News Wales

He admitted he didn't know much about Swansea City and had to research the club before accepting the offer.

The former Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder also said he wouldn't be making any changes in a hurry.

"The people I talked to were very positive (about Swansea). People said 'Michael it would be a good club for you," he said.

"I would like a new beginning, to come in and see how things are here. Change for change's sake - I don't think that is good."

Michael Laudrup officially unveiled as Swansea City manager

Michael Laudrup has been described as 'one of the players of his generation' but all eyes will now be on his managerial skills Credit: Paul White/AP

Former Denmark international Michael Laudrup will be officially unveiled as Swansea City's new manager later today.

The 48-year-old has signed a two-year contract at the Liberty Stadium following the departure of Brendan Rodgers.

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Laudrup favourite for Swans job

Former Real Madrid and Barcelona midfielder Michael Laudrup is now the odds-on favourite to take over at Swansea City.

According to some reports, the Dane has already held talks with the premier league club and could soon be officially unveiled as manager.

The Swans have been searching since Brendan Rodgers took over at Liverpool two weeks ago.

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