Monk confirmed as fulltime Swansea manager

Garry Monk has been confirmed as fulltime manager at Swansea City.

Garry Monk has been confirmed as fulltime manager at Swansea City.

The former defender has signed a three-year contract having been given the role of head coach following the dismissal of Michael Laudrup in February.

"We are delighted to confirm Garry as our new first-team manager," Swans chairman Huw Jenkins told swanseacityfc.net.

Monk will be assisted by current coach Josep (Pep) Clotet.

Monk said: "It is the proudest moment of my career. I’m honoured the club thinks so highly of me to give me this chance.

"It’s the opportunity of a lifetime – and one I fully intend to take."

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