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Britton takes up player-coach role at Swansea

Reuters , Monday 13 Nov 2017
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Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton has joined manager Paul Clement's backroom staff in a player-assistant coach role, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Britton, 35, replaces Claude Makelele who left the Welsh club to become the manager of Belgian's KAS Eupen.

"I am delighted that Leon has agreed to take on the role as player-assistant coach," Clement told the club website (www.swanseacity.com).

"I feel he is the perfect person for the role at this time. He is still very much in my plans as a player, but now we can tap into his knowledge as a coach too. He has a lot to give in that respect."

Britton, who has made over 500 appearances for Swansea in spells at the club, will be replaced as captain.

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