Swansea City manager Garry Monk signs new contract

first_img Garry Monk 1 Swansea City manager Garry Monk has signed a new three-year contract with the club.The 36-year-old – the youngest boss in the top-flight – had two years to run on the deal he signed last summer to take over from Michael Laudrup on a permanent basis.But, after a record-breaking first season at the helm, the Welsh club moved to hand Monk a significant pay rise and extension.The former defender led Swansea to their highest ever finish of eighth in the Premier League last season with a record points total.“As a club we are pleased to agree the new contract with Garry,” said Swans chairman Huw Jenkins.“It’s deserved reward for the fantastic season we’ve just had and all Garry’s hard work, commitment and loyalty to our football club over many years.“We also feel it is vital to have stability within our football club, especially with Garry going into such a big season where the reward for remaining within the Barclays Premier League is going to be greater than ever in terms of finance and global exposure.”last_img read more

Are Man United making a mistake? Angel Di Maria’s top ten goals – VIDEO

first_imgAngel Di Maria looks certain to leave Manchester United this summer just a year after joining the club for a record fee of around £60million.The Argentine winger is unsettled in Manchester and is pushing for a move to Paris Saint-Germain.United fans certainly didn’t see the best of Di Maria last season, but should Louis van Gaal fight to keep him?Check out ten of his best goals and let us know what you think…last_img