Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

No Show From Sousa Adds To Exit Speculation

No Show From Sousa Adds To Exit Speculation

Paulo Sousa failed to show up for Day 1 of pre-season training on Friday, which adds to the speculation linking him with the manager's job at Leicester City.

When the Evening Post asked the Swansea City boss for a comment recently regarding the rumours, he refused to respond - though he's usually mute to the media when it concerns speculation.

You have to say these circumstances are a dream for the media, as they have plenty of backing now to add to the rumours that Sousa is set to leave the club.

Sousa's failure to show up to training, bookmakers suspending bets as they believe he's agreed terms plus his refusal to comment on the situation - suggests that a move is definitely possible. Surely, there's nothing the fans would like more now than for our manager to tell us where he stands on the whole saga. As a club, we need to know for sure on his future so we can continue with our pre-season preparations.

Maybe there's an explanation to Sousa's absence yesterday (other than he's about to join Leicester), and hopefully Huw Jenkins will update us on the situation regarding our manager.

Mandaric, Leicester's chairman, says that they're looking to approach 3-4 people this week:

"Of course I admire Sousa`s style of football and he`s a younger, successful manager, and everyone recognises that."

"We are drawing up a very short list, out of 30 or 40 names, of three or four people who we will approach, starting today.

"Our objective is to hire somebody and bring them on board by no later than next week.

"Our objective is to bring in somebody who has experience of English football. Somebody who has done a successful job previously, at Championship level."



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday July 3 2010
Time: 2:34PM

Comments

0
have you read the official website?? huw jenkins has released a statement and i dont think huw jenkins is signing these players on his own without sousa??
naythanbarnard
03/07/2010 18:13:00
0
Sousa is ambitious and I've no doubt he has his own future in mind. Huw Jenkins may be oblivious of Sousa's intentions and just going along with what the manager proposes. I for one don't trust Sousa.
Philto
03/07/2010 19:45:00
0
i kno you cant trust him ...... u seen ronaldo :P But i think swansea really need him to stay or i think we will fall apart as a team and lose rangel and pratley
naythanbarnard
03/07/2010 21:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Swansea City Articles

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Swans In Search For Best Moves For Amat & Borja

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that they are looking for suitable moves for Spanish duo Jordi Amat and Borja Baston

Initial TV Selection Dates - 2017/18

With the release of the Premier League fixture lists last Wednesday, the Premier League have now released the basic windows where television selections...

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Do you like the new 2017/18 kit?
Suggested By:
Like both home & away kits51%
Like home kit, not the away0%
Like away kit, not the home37%
Dislike both12%
Not sure yet0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.KevinE2
The Vital Football Members League