- Swansea City have appointed Carlos Carvalhal as their new coach
- The 52-year-old Portuguese however replaces sacked Paul Clement
- He has been given the mandate of saving the club from relegation
Embattled Premier League club Swansea City have on Thursday, December 28, appointed 52-year-old Portuguese tactician Carlos Carvalhal as their new manager.
The former Besiktas handler left his role at championship club Sheffield Wednesday on the eve of Christmas to accept the job at Swansea City.
He therefore replaces sacked Paul Clement who was shown the exit doors after poor performances this season in the Premier League.
Carvalhal has been given the mandate of saving the club from relegation this season, and his stay could be extended at the end of the ongoing season if he impress his employers.
Presently, Swansea City occupy 20th position on the Premier League standings with 13 points after 20 games, they have only won 3 games so far this term.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Swansea City chiefs announced the sack of manager Paul Clement after eleven months in charge.
Clement was appointed head coach on January 3, 2017, after the dismissal of Bob Bradley as manager. He survived relegation in his first season.
He arrived with a wealth of experience after working with some of the biggest teams in Europe as assistant manager to Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
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