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Michael Laudrup Sets Capital One Cup Winners Swansea City New Target

Swansea boss keen to see side remain strong at the Liberty Stadium for remainder of the season.

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Swansea City fans may be pretty happy with how their season has gone so far. Many were concerned that previous manager Brendan Rodgers’ departure to Liverpool may have signalled an end to their recent success but current boss Michael Laudrup has come in and built on the strong foundations set by Rodgers.

That culminated last week in the club winning the Capital One Cup after demolishing Bradford 5-0 in final at Wembley.

Laudrup however is keen for the Swans to build on their success and refuses to allow the players to believe the job for this season is done.

While Europa League football is already guaranteed, the Danish manager is keen to see Swansea secure a 50 point haul this season and achieve a ninth place finish in the league.

According to BBC Sport, Laudrup said, ‘I think we have to do a little better than last season, to do better than 11th. We are ninth – we would like to stay there. That means 13 points more in 11 games. That should be possible.

‘I admit we have some very, very difficult games out there. We have to compete otherwise we could lose most of them. We’ve been competitive the whole season apart from Liverpool, and two or three half matches. We can’t stop doing that now.’

Swansea will be hoping to keep hold of Laudrup as they look to build on their success this season. The former European Championship winner is attracting the attention of a number of top European sides, including his former employers Barcelona and Real Madrid.

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