Date:Sunday June 21 2009
Huw Jenkins has told News of the World that Paulo Sousa will be bringing in two assistants, one from his native Portugal and one from Spain.
The Swansea City chairman also says that they have also hired a European scout.
Sousa has travelled back home to talk things through with his family. He has verbally agreed to join us and is expected to return tomorrow and sign a 3-year deal.
'Paulo's no clone of Roberto - but it was vital he had the same philosophies to maintain the good work.
'It was always our aim to continue with the club ethos after the last two seasons.
'He'll target rising players as well as develop us long-term.
'Paulo will inherit an exciting squad which has been educated to play the game the right way already.
'We had a good feeling as soon as we spoke to him.
'He wanted the job and simply blew us away. We could see the passion he had to succeed and his vision for the future.
'He speaks six different languages, has worked under and alongside some world renowned coaches.
'After his playing career he's certainly not coming here for the money - he's here to better himself and Swansea City.'
'he'll be given a free hand to do what he wants and will have our backing. He'll bring in two young assistants with him, one from Spain, and we've also hired a European scout on his saying.'
Date:Sunday June 21 2009
11 Things Swansea City Fans Are Talking About This Week (Tuesday November 24 2015)
Average Positions Analysis & The Need For Partnerships Again (Monday November 23 2015)
Andre Is Backing Monk, Ayew? (Sunday November 22 2015)
Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-2 AFC Bournemouth (Sunday November 22 2015)
Shelvey: We're Not Confident Enough On The Ball (Saturday November 21 2015)
Howe Says His Bournemouth Side Dominated Swansea (Saturday November 21 2015)
Monk: Changes Brought a Bit of Brightness,Energy & Sharpness (Saturday November 21 2015)
Stats: Swansea City v AFC Bournemouth (Saturday November 21 2015)
Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs AFC Bournemouth (Saturday November 21 2015)
Your Swansea City Starting Line-Up vs AFC Bournemouth (Friday November 20 2015)
|Baines given green light to return
» Everton : 25/11/2015 10:00:00
|Howe: Gradel on course for February return
» AFC Bournemouth : 25/11/2015 09:07:00
|Cherries, Stoke & Man Utd track Leeds midfielder
» AFC Bournemouth : 25/11/2015 08:57:00
|Where The Goals Come From
» Spurs : 25/11/2015 08:40:01
|Liverpool: The Weekly LFC News Update 15/16 #15
» Liverpool : 25/11/2015 08:29:00