Paul Clement




Swansea City manager Paul Clement

Confident and capable: how Paul Clement saved Swansea City

When Paul Clement was appointed in January by Swansea City, one of the questions at his first press conference was framed around the club’s dire predicament, specifically what made the third manager to take charge in as many months think that relegation was not a formality for a team anchored to the bottom of the table with the worst defensive record in the division.

Swansea City manager Paul Clement

Paul Clement embraces minimalism in Swansea’s fight against the drop

As Paul Clement talks about having played Saturday’s pivotal game at Sunderland 100 times in his mind already, it is clear that moments of escapism are rare for the Swansea City manager, although he did find something other than the Premier League relegation battle to occupy his thoughts for an hour or so this week.