Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/26/13
Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has revealed the club are close to agreeing a new contract with manager Michael Laudrup. The Dane guided the Welsh club to their first major silverware with a 5-0 Capital One Cup final victory over Bradford at Wembley on Sunday. Laudrup's success at the Liberty Stadium has increased speculation linking him with some of Europe's top clubs. Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City have been among those touted as possible destinations for Laudrup, whose current deal at the Liberty Stadium runs to the summer of 2014, but Jenkins has no concerns he will lose the 48-year-old this summer. Jenkins said: "Personally I have no issue about the thought of him not being here next season, I think he will be here and he's stated he would honour his contract. "Michael has stated before he wants to be here next season. If you look at his career before he came here, he needed to find the right club and stability in himself as a manager. "He needed the time to show h...
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