Swansea FC announced the termination of head coach Fransesci Guidolin this afternoon according to thier official twitter page.

He was immidiately replaced by former USA manager Bob Bradley who was before his appointment head coach of Le Havre in the second tier of french football.

Bradley also coached the Egyptian national team and Nowegian side Stabek.

It was believed Man Utd legend Ryan giggs has been reportedly interviewed as a replacement for Guidolin but the board actually looked else where.

Guidolin’s future has been in doubt for some time as his team recorded five defeats and one draw following their opening-day win over Burnley in the Premier League.
The club’s Chairman Huw Jenkins told the club’s official website: “We are obviously disappointed to part company with Francesco. We felt he deserved his opportunity after the work he did last season.

“Unfortunately we have not been able to carry performances over from last season and we felt we needed to change things as soon as possible in order to move forward in a positive way. We would like to thank Francesco and his staff for their services to the club and wish them well for the future.”

On the appointment of Bradley, Jenkins said: “We are delighted Bob has agreed to join us. He is highly regarded as a coach and has a wealth of experience on the international and domestic front.

“He is well aware of the club’s footballing philosophy and will provide us with strong leadership qualities and a renewed belief to compete at this level.

“It is never easy changing managers, but we are looking at a long-term appointment and we are confident Bob can settle us down and stabilise matters and off the pitch.

Guidolin recently signed a permanent contract in the summer after helping Swansea avoid relegation following his arrival at the club in January.

Coaches Diego Bortoluzzi , Gabrielle Ambrosetti and Claudio Bordon have also been released by the club.

The Swansea City Supporters’ Trust, which holds a 21% stake in the club,expressexd thier disappointments not to be consulted over the managerial change.

Bradley may be something of an unknown quantity to some Premier League followers.

He is best known for his five years in charge of the United States, with highlights including a run to the 2009 Confederations Cup final that included a victory over then European champions Spain, who were on a 35-match unbeaten run.

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