Jenkins: No Laudrup talks

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has dismissed talk that Michael Laudrup's future as manager has been discussed.

Speculation over Laudrup's position emerged after Saturday's 2-0 defeat at the hands of West Ham, a result that left the Swans only a couple of points outside the Premier League's bottom three.

Laudrup faces another huge match on Saturday when Cardiff, who are only three points adrift of the Swans in 19th, travel to the Liberty Stadium looking to complete a South Wales derby double that would pile more pressure on the Dane.

"I haven't heard anything in reference to Michael and neither have we met, or discussed, or done anything about Michael," Jenkins said.

"A couple of us did actually meet up on Sunday morning to have a cup of coffee like we normally do. That's as simple as it was. That's where the first rumour came from.

"It's difficult for me to say anything because there isn't anything to discuss.

"When you end up losing matches, when everything is so tight at the bottom of the Premier League, you get rumours and you get stories. We have had them for many weeks. If we win everything is fine. If we lose it's not.

"The bigger picture as always is winning a Premier League match and it so happens this week we are playing Cardiff.

"Winning the match, I can assure you, is the most important thing for both teams."

Watch Swansea take on Cardiff on Ford Saturday Night Football Live - the programme starts at 5.00pm on Sky Sports 1.