Swansea manager Michael Laudrup dismisses talk about future

Image: Michael Laudrup: Believes Capital One Cup glory would propel the club to new heights

Michael Laudrup has insisted it is not the time to consider his future as he focuses on Swansea City's quest for Capital One Cup glory, but chairman Huw Jenkins has admitted he is already preparing for the day the manager leaves.

Huge results

Laudrup has previously played a part in two historic triumphs at Wembley, having been part of the first Denmark side to taste victory over England in 1983 and featured for Barcelona's 'Dream Team' when they recorded the Catalan club's first European Cup success against Sampdoria in 1992. A Swansea victory on Sunday would see the Welsh club secure the first major trophy in their centenary season, and Laudrup said: "I had two very good days at Wembley, although that was the old ground. "In 1983 Denmark won 1-0 against England with a penalty from Allan Simonsen and we qualified instead of England for the European Championship in 1984. "In May 1992, in the final of the European Cup, we (Barcelona) won after extra-time 1-0 against Sampdoria, who had Roberto Mancini and Gianluca Vialli on their side. "They were two huge results and I hope Sunday will be the third." Laudrup places his managerial abilities down to learning from those he played under, and there were none as influential as the man in charge for Barcelona's night of Wembley glory: Johan Cruyff. "On the pitch everyone knows my five years with Cruyff in Barcelona were great years, there are a lot of things from the training I did with him that I am using now," he said. "There are also elements from Giovanni Trapattoni while I was in Italy and (former Denmark boss) Sepp Piontek. "Those are the three I mention when people ask who had the most influence on my career - so we have a German, an Italian and a Dutchman who was from the school of 'Total Football' and was one of the top five players ever. "They were three very different personalities, and three very different ways of seeing the game, but they had a big impact on me."

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