"It's good to hear talk about those players and Swansea because the players are at a very high level," Laudrup told the South Wales Evening Post.
"I would be feeling sorry if you mentioned names and I thought, 'I don't think they are good enough to play here'.
"But you are talking about one player who is the captain of a Spanish side and another who has scored 13 goals with West Brom this season. They are good players, and I always like to have good players."
Laudrup has previously managed Spanish sides Getafe and Mallorca, as well as Spartak Moscow.