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Today's media round-up


With the Swans finding out their Europa League opponents tonight, the focus in the media is on the Hibernian v Malmo tie.
Michael Laudrup and Morten Wieghorst have spoken about the match at Easter Road, which will decide who the Swans face in the third qualifying round.
Hibs boss Pat Fenlon has also spoken about the opportunity his players have in order to face the Capital One Cup winners.

South Wales Evening Post
Laudrup will take Swans home if Malmo see off Hibs
The Prince of Denmark will be back on home turf with Swansea City if Swedish side Malmo overcome Hibernian tonight.
Swansea will send their scouting team to Edinburgh this evening to run  the rule over their potential Europa League opponents.
Malmo are favourites to face Swansea having won 2-0 in the first leg against Hibs last week.
But with home advantage tonight, the Scottish side are by no means out of the tie.
Nevertheless Michael Laudrup believes Malmo are Swansea's likely opponents when they make their Europa League bow a week tonight.
And if it is the Swedish league leaders who progress, Laudrup can look forward to a return to his native Denmark.
Malmo is only a 25-minute drive away from Copenhagen airport.
And the likelihood is that if Swansea face the Swedes, they will stay in Denmark and then cross the border for the game.
The footballing rivalry between the Danes and their neighbours is fierce.
And Laudrup reckons his countrymen may turn out in support of his Swansea side.
"There is a strong rivalry between Sweden and Denmark, although we are not a Danish side and I am not playing," he points out.
"But it's only 25 minutes from Denmark to Malmo so maybe, if we play them, we can have some Danish people coming over to support Swansea."
Laudrup breathed a sigh of relief after the third qualifying draw because whoever progresses tonight, Swansea will not face a long journey in a fortnight's time.
If there was one disappointment, it was that Swansea will play the first leg at the Liberty Stadium before completing the tie away from home.
And whether they go to Scandinavia or Scotland, Laudrup's men can expect a tricky game.
"For me, it's harder to get into the group stages than to go from the group stages into the knockout stages in this competition," Laudrup says.
"We will have to be sharp for the first game on August 1."

Wales Online
Wieghorst excited by potential Europa League 'derby' with Malmo
Swansea City are already planning for a "spicy" Europa League bow against Swedish table-toppers Malmo.
The Swedes head to Hibernian's Easter Road tonight defending a 2-0 lead with the winners travelling to the Liberty Stadium next Thursday for the first leg of the third qualifying round.
But Swans No.2 Morten Wieghorst - who spent 10 years in Scotland as a player at Dundee and Celtic - has ruled out hopes of a Hibs comeback to set up an enticing Battle of Britain.
And that would mean a "local derby" for Swansea's Danish contingent with Wieghorst and manager Michael Laudrup from the suburbs of Danish capital Copenhagen, just 18 miles across the Oresund Bridge from Malmo's Swedbank Stadium.
"There is extra spice for a few of us as Malmo is just across the bridge from Copenhagen," admitted Wieghorst.
"Personally, I think it will be difficult for Hibs to progress, even though they will get a good turn-out for a game like that and there's always a good atmosphere there.
"Out of curiosity, I went on to their website the other day to check up on them and they believe they still have a chance.
"Their fans will create an atmosphere to make it difficult for the Swedes, but trailing 2-0 from the away leg is difficult because if Malmo score once then Hibs need four.
"I believe Malmo will go through."

South Wales Evening Post
Hibernian inspired by chance to take on Swans
Hibernian be inspired by the chance to face Swansea City as they bid to turn the tables against Malmo in the Europa League tonight.
Hibs qualified for the competition  having finished as runners-up to Celtic in last season's Scottish Cup.
But they are facing the prospect of elimination  at the first hurdle after losing 2-0 to Malmo in their second qualifying round first leg tie last week.
Pat Fenlon's men go in search of a rousing fightback when the Swedes come to Easter Road this evening - and the carrot that is a possible meeting with Swansea will drive them on.
"Being drawn against Swansea City in the next round is a great incentive for us," said Hibs midfielder  Liam Craig.
"Obviously there would be a massive media coverage of that one, with it being Scotland against a Welsh team from the top league in England, and that would be a great game to be involved in."
Signed from St Johnstone this summer, Craig is one of a number of Hibs players who is set to make his home debut tonight.
Former Swan Owain Tudur Jones is another in that boat following his move from Inverness, and Hibs are hoping a big crowd will boost their chances of progressing.

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