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Swansea hire Östersund mastermind Graham Potter

Graham Potter (centre) and his Östersund staff celebrating after beating Arsenal at the Emirates. Photo: Alastair Grant/AP

Published: 11.Jun.2018 17:00 hrs

Graham Potter, who brought European football to Swedish minnows Östersund, will bid to lead Swansea back to the Premier League after being confirmed as the Welsh club's fifth manager in the last two years.

Potter signed a three-year contract with the Championship side on Monday following his exit from Swedish club Östersund.

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