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Report: Swansea to name Francesco Guidolin co-interim head coach

According to reports, Swansea City are set to appoint former Udinese and Palermo manager Francesco Guidolin as their new joint-head coach to work alongside Alan Curtis for the remainder of the season.

Garry Monk was fired as first-team manager of Swansea City on Dec. 9, 39 days ago. His permanent replacement is yet to be determined and installed.

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Officially, Alan Curtis will manage the first team for the rest of the current season. Unofficially, the situation at the Liberty Stadium seems much more fluid and much less concrete.

According to reports on Sunday (above video), Curtis will be handed a new “co-head coach” for the remainder of the season, Francesco Guidolin, who was most recently the manager at Udinese from 2010-2014. Curtis himself admitted on Sunday he would accept a demotion, back to being an assistant, if the club were to bring in a new head man.

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Instead, Curtis and Guidolin will reportedly work as equals for the rest of the season, with the club to presumably continue its search for a permanent successor to Monk in the summer. Guidolin will reportedly be in attendance as Swansea host Watford on Monday (Watch live at 2 p.m. ET, on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).

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