Swansea extend manager’s contract.

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Swansea City manager Garry Monk has signed a new three-year contract with the club.

The 36-year-old the youngest boss in the top-flight  had two years to run on the deal he signed last summer to take over from Michael Laudrup on a permanent basis.

But, after a record-breaking first season at the helm, the Welsh club moved to hand Monk a significant pay rise and extension.

The former defender led Swansea to their highest ever finish of eighth in the Premier League last season with a record points total.

As a club we are pleased to agree the new contract with Garry,” said Swans chairman Huw Jenkins.

“It’s deserved reward for the fantastic season we’ve just had and all Garry’s hard work, commitment and loyalty to our football club over many years.

“We also feel it is vital to have stability within our football club, especially with Garry going into such a big season where the reward for remaining within the Barclays Premier League is going to be greater than ever in terms of finance and global exposure.”

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