Report: Brendan Rodgers is set to become Swansea City's new manager

Swansea City are to appoint Brendan Rodgers as their new boss, reports claim.

According to the Daily Star, Brendan Rodgers will become Swansea City’s new manager this summer.

The report claims that a deal has already been struck with Rodgers to replace Francesco Guidolin this summer, yet an announcement has yet to be made out of respect for the Italian coach.

Guidolin only joined the Swans in January and subsequently steered the club away from the relegation zone.

However, there has been plenty of speculation over his future and it was largely expected that the Welsh club would not renew his existing short-term contract which expires at the end of the season.

With owner Huw Jenkins keen to keep to traditions and the so-called Swansea way, former Liverpool manager Rodgers has been widely tipped to return to the club the guided to the Premier League.

The Northern Irishman was a huge success at the Liberty Stadium, guiding them to promotion via the Championship playoffs before leaving for Anfield after consolidating them in the top-flight.

The Daily Star reports that a £90,000 per week contract has already been agreed between Rodgers and Swansea, though Jenkins has been keen to keep details under wraps until the end of the season.

The 43-year-old was sacked as Liverpool boss in October, but now he seems set for a return to management.

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