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Guidolin has more issues after Ki spits dummy in Swansea loss

Francesco Guidolin admits he has to address an issue that is starting to brew within his Swansea City squad.

The Italian substituted Ki Sung-yueng in the second half of Sunday's 1-0 loss to Southampton which prompted an angry reaction from the South Korean.

It comes just a week after Neil Taylor was unhappy at being hooked before half-time in the draw with Chelsea which indicates to Guiodlin that perhaps things need to spoken about but played down suggestions there is a problem within his playing group.

"This is not a good attitude," said the Italian. "I have to speak with him.

"I respect all my players, the relationship is important. There is no problem. In this squad I have good guys, good players, there is no problem with the relationship. I can understand it, but it's not a good situation.

"There is not a problem between me and Neil.

"In this period I prefer Stephen (Kingsley). I have Angel Rangel as sub and Kyle Naughton can play left or right so I don't need another left-back in the ranks."

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