Claude Makelele: Assistant manager signs contract to remain at Swansea City

Claude Makelele
Claude Makelele won two La Liga titles, two Premier Leagues and the Champions League during his playing career.

Former Chelsea and France midfielder Claude Makelele has signed a new contract to stay on as Swansea City assistant manager.

Makelele joined on a short-term deal in January following the appointment of Paul Clement as manager.

The 44-year-old has signed a new contract after Swansea secured their Premier League status.

"We are very happy that he is going to be staying on because he is very popular," Clement said,

"He is a quiet, humble man considering what he did as a player. He has great experience and he has passed that on to the players."

Makele won 71 caps for France and played for Real Madrid, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.