Swansea have confirmed the appointment of former Denmark international Michael Laudrup as their new manager.

Laudrup replaces Brendan Rodgers who joined Liverpool earlier this month. The former Brondby, Getafe, Spartak Moscow and Real Mallorca boss has penned a two-year-deal with the Welsh club.

A statement read: "Swansea City are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Laudrup as the club's new manager. Contracts were completed at noon today on a two-year deal."

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