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Swansea's Laudrup: Shelvey will become stronger after going from 'heaven to hell'

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup is confident that Jonjo Shelvey will become a much better player after his heroes and villains performance on Monday night.

The 21-year old midfielder scored a goal, provided an assist but also gifted his former club Liverpool two goals in the 2-2 draw at the Liberty Stadium and was bitterly disappointed during his after match interview.

However, Laudrup has backed the England U21 international to recoil from his errors and take the positives out of the contest.

"When you do that, you go from heaven to hell in a couple of minutes after scoring a goal in a very important game for you after two minutes," Laudrup told Sky Sports.

"Then you give away a goal to the opponent, then another one when the ball is lost.

"But you have to remember that he is only 21 years old and I said to him 'come on, we have 45 more minutes, you have to learn from this, you have to pull yourself together'.

"I think he did great and I think after a second half like this, and we only talk about him, he will come out a lot stronger from this and I think his reaction to the first half in the second half was excellent."

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