Michael Laudrup was appointed manager of Swansea City in the summer of 2012.
He took over the position from Brendan Rodgers, having previously managed at Brondby, Getafe, Spartak Moscow and Real Mallorca.
Laudrup's departure comes four days before the club take on Cardiff City in a crucial derby at the Liberty Stadium.
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