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Ex-Liverpool striker Collymore full of praise for Laudrup's Swansea

Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore has heaped praise on Michael Laudrup's work with Swansea City.

Collymore wrote in the People: "Chelsea have come in for some stick for failing to break down Swansea.

"But rather than criticise Rafa Benitez's men, I think we need to applaud their opponents for pulling off a game plan so impressively.

"Swansea always had great attacking intent, but now they also have a more stable side to their game.

"Michael Laudrup has clearly recognised that you can't be gung-ho all the time because you will leave yourselves too exposed.

"And Swansea have fixed that by finding alternative ways of playing when they need to."

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