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World Cup winning England U17 coach to fill Swansea post

England Under-17 coach Steve Cooper is to be appointed manager of Swansea.

The Welshman, 39, was Liverpool's academy manager before joining the Football Association in 2013.

He led an England side featuring Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho to victory in the Under-17 World Cup in 2017.

Cooper is understood to have agreed terms with Swansea having been offered the chance to succeed Graham Potter, who left to take over Brighton and Hove Albion.

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