Midfielder Leon Britton has been appointed by swansea since the earliest sporting manager of the club.
Britton was employed as an advisor to the club’s board since retiring as a player in the end of this 2017/18 season.
Swansea chairman Trevor Birch said it made”perfect sense” for Britton to carry the new position after his part in the appointments of both head coach Steve Cooper and mind of recruitment Andy Scott.
“I’ve been impressed with his knowledge, intelligence and passion for the game and the team,” Birch told Swansea’s official site.
“Swansea seen the advantages of his enter with all the footballing appointments we have made thus far.
“Having been a former player here for so long – and – respected so highly by the lovers, players and staff – it made great sense to get him included, initially as an advisor.
“Since then he and I have worked really well together, and he has struck up a great working relationship with Steve.”
Britton made 536 appearances during two bouts that were long-term, totalling later arriving originally on loan.
He also helped the Swans escape relegation from the Football League in 2003 and proceeded to play in all four divisions for the team.
Britton had just one period as club ambassador, spent two matches before the appointment in December 2017 of Carlos Carvalhal as caretaker director and has had stints on the training staff under former director Paul Clement.
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