Former Danish International Michael Laudrup was officially unveiled as Swansea City's new manager today.
Our sports presenter Richard Morgan was at the Liberty Stadium for the occasion.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Swansea City have confirmed that Michael Laudrup will be the club's new manager. The Dane has been appointed on a two-year contract. He replaces Brendan Rodgers, who left to join Liverpool at the end of last month.
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.
Brendan Rodgers has appeared at his first press conference as the new Liverpool manager.
Rodgers, who had previously denied rumours he was moving, says his mind was made up when it became clear he was the top choice for the job.