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5 things you might not know about Paul Clement

New Swansea boss Paul Clement has an impressive CV after winning some of football's biggest trophies during his coaching career, and he is hugely respected within the game.

However, Swansea fans could be forgiven for not being entirely confident about the man who lasted only eight months as Derby boss, failing to complete a whole season in the Sky Bet Championship.

Here, Press Association Sport lists five things you may not have known about the City head coach as the 44-year-old prepares to embark on his first Premier League adventure.

1 Clement is the brother of former West Brom defender Neil and son of former QPR and England defender Dave.

Unlike them, though, Clement's playing career did not progress beyond non-league level and he concentrated on coaching from the age of 23.

2 Clement worked at the Chelsea centre of excellence while at the same time holding down a job as PE teacher at Glenthorne High School in Sutton, Surrey.

Belinda Norman, part of the PE staff at Glenthorne, worked with Clement before he left.

"He did a lot of football here and coached a lot of teams," she said. "He came back when he was with Chelsea to talk to the children.

"He encouraged them to aim for their targets and set high standards for themselves. He is a great example for them."

3 Clement obtained a UEFA 'A' coaching licence in 1999 and qualified as a full-time coach a year later, when he made the short trip to Fulham to join their academy set-up.

He also worked with the Republic of Ireland Under-21 team and briefly coached under Steve Kean at Blackburn. Clement has since been involved with some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

4 Working as Carlo Ancelotti's number two at Chelsea, Paris St Germain, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Clement has enjoyed plenty of success.

Ancelotti has described Clement as "one of the most dynamic and intelligent coaches" he had worked with.

Clement's accolades so far include:

::Community Shield: Chelsea 2009

::Premier League: Chelsea, 2010

::FA Cup: Chelsea, 2010

::Ligue 1: PSG, 2013

::Copa Del Rey: Real Madrid, 2014

::Champions League: Real Madrid, 2014

::Club World Cup: Real Madrid, 2014

5 Before his ill-fated stint with Derby, Clement was linked with the QPR and Sunderland jobs. He was sacked by the Rams with the club sitting fifth in the Championship table following 14 league wins.

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