Jonathan de Guzman: 'We'd progress without Michael Laudrup'

De Guzman: 'We'd progress without Laudrup'
© PA Photos
Jonathan de Guzman says that Swansea City would continue to prosper without manager Michael Laudrup, who has been linked with a move away.

Swansea City midfielder Jonathan de Guzman has no doubts that his side would still be able to develop without manager Michael Laudrup.

The Dane has been linked with taking over at Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea after his impact since taking charge at the Liberty Stadium in the summer.

Laudrup is adamant that he will honour his current contract with the club, but De Guzman believes that the Swans would be fine without him.

"Everyone wants to get to the top and get the best out of their career and if it happens to him I will wish him the best, although it would be sad," De Guzman told Sky Sports News. "But there are other coaches out there capable of filling his shoes.

"Last season everyone was so happy when Brendan Rodgers was here, and there was a lot of sadness when he left. People were questioning if Michael Laudrup could do the job but just look at how well he has done, and if he gets the opportunity to take his theories elsewhere I would wish him the best.

"Sometimes that happens in football and we know a lot of coaches have respect for the way Swansea play good football."

Swansea won their first-ever major trophy on Sunday when they clinched the Capital One Cup.

Swansea's Michu celebrates his goal against Bradford with Ben Davies on February 24, 2013
Read Next:
Michu proud of first medal
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

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 CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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