Extra December catastrophe for Swansea


Swansea’s sacking of Paul Clement was the third successive December that they’ve dismissed their supervisor.

Right here, Soccer Paradise appears at how December has develop into the bleakest of months for managers on the Liberty Stadium.

Paul Clement
Swansea have received simply three Premier League matches this season (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Garry Monk, December 2015

Former Swansea captain Monk had an actual curler coaster trip in his 20 months in cost. Monk took over from Michael Laudrup in February 2014 and led Swansea to a Premier League-best end of eighth within the 2014-15 marketing campaign with a file 56-point tally. However Swansea’s type shortly unravelled after Monk had been touted as a future England supervisor. One win in 11 video games noticed them hurtle down the desk to 15th, and Monk was sacked after a Three-Zero house defeat to Leicester on December 5.

Bob Bradley, December 2016

The previous United States supervisor was a shock appointment when Swansea sacked the Italian Francesco Guidolin in October 2016. Bradley was the primary American to handle within the Premier League however his reign lasted solely 11 video games and 85 days. Swansea received solely twice beneath Bradley and the membership’s American homeowners deemed his place untenable following a crushing Four-1 house defeat to West Ham on Boxing Day.

Paul Clement, December 2017

Swansea had been backside of the Premier League with 12 factors from 19 video games when Clement was appointed in the beginning of January however he stored them up as Swansea took 29 factors from 19 video games to complete 15th. The summer time departures of Gylfi Sigurdsson, Fernando Llorente and Jack Cork, nonetheless, weakened the Swansea squad significantly. Swansea had been all-time low once more and 4 factors from security when Clement grew to become the newest December casualty on the Liberty Stadium.

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