Swansea defender Alan Tate has revealed details about dressing room bust ups and being stripped of captaincy by former manager Michael Laudrup. This comments have infuriated Michael Laudrup’s agent Bayram Tutumlu, who has reacted angrily by suggesting that the player should keep his mouth shut. Tate was the captain of Swansea prior to the arrival of Laudrup. The former Barcelona midfielder made Ashley Williams as his captain. Tate has now revealed that the captaincy was stripped away from his hands without prior intimation. He also stated that his relationship with Laudrup was never good.
Michael Laudrup was sacked from his position in Swansea City and the Premier League club has now elected to go with Garry Monk as their head coach. The former defender stated that he is prepared for his first job in charge of a team.
'I think the bottom line is, out of all the advice I have had, the most important bit is that they have just said be yourself, don't try and be something else. For me it has to be that way. You have to learn from what you have done, and that is what I am going to do’’.
Swansea striker Michu says that he is sorry to see former manager Michael Laudrup leave the club. After a poor run of results, the club decided to part ways with Laudrup, who gave Swansea their first major trophy in the history of the club last season. The former Barcelona midfielder led the club to Capital One Cup glory against all the odds.
Last month Michael Laudrup was sacked from his coaching position in Swansea City and already he is being linked with other clubs which could be his next challenge.
The 49 years Old Danish tactician has responded to the rumors which were linking him with a potential move to Camp Nou as reports are claiming that he is a true candidate on taking charge of the club if Gerardo Martino is unable on winning either La Liga or the Champions League in this season.
Michael Laudrup still can’t believe that he was sacked from the post of manager at Swansea City and is threatening to take legal action against the club. The consecutive poor results resulted in the club taking this decision as Swansea managed to win only one game in one month and the starting of the season was even more disastrous for them losing matches on the trot.
Swansea’s latest Premier League match saw them losing 3-1 against Tottenham which extends their run of winless encounters to 8 and they are just barely above the bottom relegation zone of the standings.
The last triumph of Swansea in the league was back in December and after their match against Tottenham concluded, the Danish tactician still had some positive things to recap about his squad.
"I thought we were the better side for half-an-hour.
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has revealed that his team cannot be faulted for the performance against Manchester City. His team lost 3-2 against the title challengers, which was pushed them into the bottom half of the table.
Swansea have not been in this position since the arrival of Laudrup and the pressure is on the former Barcelona man to deliver the results. Laudrup spent a lot of money in the summer in order to strengthen the squad due to the first European campaign in the Europa league.
David Silva picked up a calf injury during Manchester City’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow which saw the Premier League team winning with a comfortable 5-2 final scoreboard. The injury has not allowed the Spanish midfielder on being featured for any of the club’s 6 latest matches.
The injury however does have a silver lining as Samir Nasri has made a breakthrough into the main squad of the club and not only but that his performances have in the Premier League have had a major difference since Silva was hit with the calf injury.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson recently released an autobiography he criticised several of his former players including stars like David Beckham and Roy Keane.
There were a lot of details about the confrontations that took place in the dressing room. Swansea manager Michael Laudrup is of the opinion that Ferguson should have never told about such things in a book because things that happen in the dressing room are meant to stay there.
Swansea have made a lot of signings in several areas of the pitch and it was expected that they would be selling a couple of players in order to balance the books. Manager Michael Laudrup, though, has revealed that the club has not revealed any bids for its players.
Key players from last season like Ashley Williams have been linked with a move away from the Liberty stadium with the likes of Arsenal interested in his services. However, a valuation in the region of £ 10 million has been enough to stop Arsenal from making an official offer for the defender.