LEON Britton reckons Swansea City's players are counting the days until pre-season, declaring: "We can't wait to meet the manager."
Swansea's sights are set on an opening-day trip to Queens Park Rangers after the fixtures for the next Premier League season were unveiled.
And Britton admits the squad Brendan Rodgers left behind are relishing the prospect of reuniting next month under the guidance of Michael Laudrup.
Swansea's new boss is due in Wales for the first time tomorrow and is likely to be unveiled at a Liberty Stadium press conference on Thursday. "We can't wait to get back on the training ground now so that we can see what the new manager's methods are and how he wants to do things," Britton said.
"It's a clean slate for everyone. We all have to prove ourselves all over again to the new manager and we'll all look forward to doing that."
Laudrup has never worked in British football before, but Swansea went for the Dane as they believe his footballing approach will fit in with their philosophy. And though