Swansea Forced To Pay Sacked Michael Laudrup £5m In Compensation

Dane is now wanted by La Liga outfits Sevilla and Getafe. 

Swansea City will have to fork out £5m in compensation after deciding to part company with head coach Michael Laudrup earlier this week, according to reports in the Sun.

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The struggling Premier League club sacked the popular Dane on Monday after their 2-0 loss against relegation threatened West Ham United at Upton Park in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon had left the South Wales club just two points above the drop zone.

However, Swans chairman Huw Jenkins will have to pay Laudrup a whopping £5m after renegotiating the 49-year-old’s contract at the Liberty stadium last season in the aftermath of the club’s historic triumph over Bradford City in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley Stadium.