Former Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is ‘interested’ in the vacant manager’s post at Swansea City.
The Swans may compensate Poyet’s current club AEK Athens if he succeeds Garry Monk, who left on Wednesday right after one particular win in 11 league games.
The club wants to name a new manager prior to the Premier League game at property to West Ham on 20 December.
Swansea’s caretaker manager Alan Curtis is in charge for Saturday’s league game away at Manchester City.
Poyet is the clear bookmakers’ favourite for the Swans part, even though former Wales winger Mickey Thomas believes Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs would be interested in the vacancy.
Other prospective contenders seem to have been ruled out.
David Moyes, sacked by Manchester Untied and Actual Sociedad in the final 20 months, is not interested in replacing Monk, whilst ex-Swans boss Brendan Rodgers is reportedly eyeing up other possibilities.
Rangers boss Mark Warburton also says he is committed to his role with the Glasgow club.
‘No approach’ for Potter
Meanwhile, Ostersund FK’s chairman Daniel Kindberg says he has not been contacted by Swansea with regards to their manager Graham Potter and it would surprise him “massively” if he left the Swedish club for the Liberty Stadium.
Former York full-back Potter had emerged as a surprise contender to replace Monk, but Kindberg does not consider he is likely to replace Monk.
“Swansea have not been in get in touch with with me,” Kindberg told BBC Wales Sport. “Graham Potter is highly regarded in Sweden and in Ostersund.
“He has turn out to be a very good buddy of mine, someone who I respect massively and we are not completed yet with our project right here.
“It would surprise me massively if he went, even though I know the Premier League is the ideal league in the globe.”
Potter has been in charge at Ostersund for four years and final month secured their promotion to Sweden’s prime flight for the 1st time in their history.
“I would have a long, lengthy discussion if he approached me on this matter,” Kindberg added. “He hasn’t completed that so far and I spoke with him nowadays [Friday].
“You have had Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for a long time, you have had Arsene Wenger at Arsenal for a extended time, and we will have Potter for a extended time at Ostersund.
“If I am incorrect then I am incorrect, but I do not feel incorrect.”