Laudrup wouldn't make player arguments public

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Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup believes Sir Alex Ferguson was wrong to make his arguments with his former players at Manchester United public, according to the Irish Independent.

The Swans boss also added that there must be something "more interesting" from the Scot's 26 years with the Premier League champions. 

"I think that when you are part of a football team it is a group, that means the players and the staff, including the manager and all that administration", said the Dane. 

"You are a group and the bigger things from the outside always try to come in, and as a manager you always say 'okay we have to try to be a group' and then suddenly a few years later things about that come out in books or in interviews."

The 49-year-old, whose Swansea team will be looking to make it nine points from nine in tonight's Europa League clash with Kuban Krasnodar, referred to his own experiences as an example.

"You can do it, but I wouldn't do it, so don't expect me in five or 10 years time to talk about what really happened with our penalty at Wembley (Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman) and whether I said anything to this player or that player.

"At the moment you have that group and it should stay like that.

"People are always saying what happens in the dressing room stays in the dressing room."

Laudrup added that given Ferguson's incredible amount of time and success with the Red Devils, he refused to believe that rows with his playing staff were more interesting than the tactics and methods that drove his team on to so much glory. 

He added: "If we are talking about a guy like Ferguson, I am sure there is a lot of really good stuff in there talking about and explaining games, tactics, systems that everybody could learn from.

"But the headlines are all about these things about one player, or the other player wanting to leave.

"That can't be the most interesting thing in a book about a manager's life for 25-26 years."

Laudrup was on the losing side in United's first competitive game without Ferguson since 1986 as his Swansea team were beaten 4-1 - but the Welsh side currently stand 11th in the Premier League, as well as being top of their Europa League group following a stunning win over Valencia. 

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