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The former Getafe and Real Mallorca coach has come under scrutiny at the Liberty Stadium after his excellent start was rumoured to have come unstuck due to dressing room politics

Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup has brushed aside reports of dressing room unrest at the Liberty Stadium.

After a bright start to the Premier League campaign the Swans have now gone five games without a win, prompting rumours of a falling out between Laudrup and his players over training methods.

Club chairman Huw Jenkins immediately came out in defence of his manager, and the legendary Dane feels completely satisfied with such support.

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When asked by reporters, Laudrup denied being troubled by the rumours: "No, because if there was a problem I know the chairman would have told me there is a problem and say we have to talk about things.

"He didn't do that and I know through the times we have spoken he would never allow any person - and I don't say a player - to jeopardise the harmony of this club.

"I don't see so much in it. It doesn't mean you don't have players who are not satisfied - it happens in all teams, even at clubs at the top when players are not playing.

"But we are all going in the same direction and people are training and doing what's needed to be done so there is no problem.

"When you see something your reaction is 'what's happening?'.

"But then you start to think it over and speak to people involved and realise it's really nothing, that you always have players who don't play and may not be satisfied.

"We all know and I know for sure all small things, articles, negative things in the media, mostly come out when you don't win and results on the pitch are not that good, and we have to admit that's our case at the moment, even if the last game was very positive.

"But I really wouldn't give it so much importance and it's more than a week ago so it's case closed and we move on and look to the important thing, which is the game against Wigan."

Saturday's trip to the DW Stadium is shaping up to be an important match for the Welsh outfit, as they face a Wigan side who are equally in need of a win.

The Latics are coached by former Swansea boss Roberto Martinez, and Laudrup has nothing but praise for the man credited with sending the Welsh side on their upwards trajectory.  

He said: "He deserves a lot of credit, he plays another system in Wigan than he did here but he wants to play football, although he is Spanish so it is not a big surprise.

"To be honest I think Wigan deserve more points than they have. I have seen nearly all their games and in at least two of them they have deserved much more than they achieved, against Sunderland for instance.

"But maybe we have deserved a couple of better results, but we can't turn back the clock, we can only look forward and that is what we are doing."

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