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Three of Laudrup's backroom staff to leave Swansea

Swansea City has confirmed it has cut ties with three of Laudrup's backroom staff, including assistant manager Morten Wieghorst Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Swansea City has confirmed on its website that three of Michael Laudrup's backroom staff have also departed the Liberty Stadium.

In a statement, it said: "The club can confirm that assistant manager Morten Wieghorst, fitness coach Oscar Garcia and overseas scout Erik Larsen have all been relieved of their duties.

"The club would like to thank them for their services."

Laudrup appointed former Denmark, Celtic and Dundee midfielder Wieghorst a year ago.

Wieghorst, 42, was Denmark Under-21s manager before moving to Wales.

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