Manchester City target Michael Laudrup as next boss?

City target Laudrup as next boss?
© PA Photos
Manchester City are reportedly lining up a swoop for Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup.

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup is reportedly a target for Manchester City.

Speculation surrounding City's current boss Roberto Mancini has been rife after they fell 12 points behind leaders Manchester United in the Premier League.

Should City's owners decide to remove Mancini from his post, then they will approach Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins over Laudrup's availability, according to

It is believed that the Dane also has a good relationship with City's director of football Txiki Begiristain, after they played together for Barcelona.

Laudrup, whose side face Liverpool at Anfield today, has led the Welsh outfit to the Capital One Cup final this season.

They play Bradford City at Wembley next Sunday.

Neil Warnock
Read Next:
Warnock: 'City have no chance of retaining title'
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account