Report: Paul Clement has held talks over Swansea City post

Clement has been without a club since leaving Derby County in February.

Swansea City have held talks with former Derby County boss Paul Clement about replacing Francesco Guidolin at the Liberty Stadium, according to a report in Monday's Sun newspaper.

Clement was sacked by the Rams in February after seven months in charge, despite having led them to fifth in the Championship.

But the tabloid claims the former Real Madrid assistant coach is a now a target for Swansea and says he has already entered talks about taking over when Guidolin's contract expires.

Former Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers also features on the club's shortlist according to the Sun, alongside Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal.

The report also claims that Guidolin could even stay at the Liberty Stadium, with the Italian also holding discussions about his future after steering the Welsh side away from the Premier League's bottom three.

Clement, 43, has been working alongside Gareth Southgate for England Under-21s since the culmination of his first managerial role.

The highly-rated coach began his career at Chelsea's academy and worked under former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti at Paris Saint-Germain and Madrid, where the pair lifted the Champions League trophy three years ago.

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