Swansea chairman Jenkins welcomes new Laudrup deal

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins is delighted with manager Michael Laudrup's new 12-month deal.

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins is delighted with manager Michael Laudrup's new 12-month deal.

Jenkins was particularly wary having seen Roberto Martinez, Paulo Sousa and Brendan Rodgers all leave the south Wales club during their climb through the leagues.

And he is delighted to have agreed terms with his manager as Swansea enjoy arguably the finest season in their 101-year history.

"This is a major boost for everyone involved with Swansea City, from the players, staff and board of directors through to the most important people of all, our supporters," said Jenkins.

"You can never guarantee how things will work out when you employ a new manager, especially after the success we've had in recent seasons, but I think everyone has seen for themselves that Michael has helped take this football club to another level.

"He is a pleasure to work with because he shares the same philosophy as everyone at this football club. He has ensured that we have progressed again this season and I am convinced his knowledge, experience and expertise will ensure we keep moving forward for the next few years."

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