Swansea City have sacked Michael Laudrup.

The Jacks have struggled this season and sit 11th in the Premier League with Saturday's 2-0 defeat at West Ham leaving them just two points above the relegation zone.

Veteran defender Garry Monk was drafted in to work under the Danish boss and it appears the move may have unsettled Laudrup.

Chairman Huw Jenkins indicated this could be the case and added that Monk would now take up the reigns alongside current first team coach Alan Curtis for the foreseeable future.

“It is a decision we have taken reluctantly. But it’s a decision made in the best interests of Swansea City Football Club and our supporters," Jenkins said.

“It is the first time in nearly 10 years that the club has parted with a manager in this way, but we had to remove the constant uncertainty surrounding the club and Michael’s long-term future with us.

“I had a meeting with Michael today in a final attempt to support him and establish a way to improve the work of the backroom team to secure the results we need over the final 14 Premier League games.