Brian Laudrup is a Former Danish International Football who was capped 82 times by his country scoring 21 goals from the right wing. He was remembered more with his time with Glasgow Rangers playing 116 time and scoring 33 times for them during his Four Seasons at the club. He also has spells with European giants such as Bayern Munich, Ac Milan and Chelsea before finishing his Career at Ajax making a total of 342 appearances and scoring a total of 84 goals in his Club Career. He won the Danish Footballer of the Year a record 4 times also he was named by the great Pele as one of the greatest living Footballers at the FIFA 100 ceremony in March 2004, alongside his older brother Michael Laudrup who now manages Swansea City.
After hanging up his boots Laudrup has been commentating on the Champions League and is a pundit at Danish TV3+ with the fellow Danish and also Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel and also former Danish partner Preben Elkjær Larsen.He is also involved with the so called "Laudrup & Hogarth ProCamp", a youth Football camp, co-coached with former national team keeper Lars Høgh. In his spare time, he played for Lyngby BK's old boys side. There were also some scares through out his life after Football when he discovered he had lymphoma on September 7th 2010, Three Months after starting his treatment he was told there was no signs of the disease.
Laudrup looks to managment
Sky Sports news can today confirm Brian Laudrups interest of venturing into management like his older brother Micheal. Brian earlier told us he felt at the age of 44 it was either now or never and after fighting off Cancer and seeing his older brother doing so well with Swansea this Season and guiding them to the Capital One Cup he felt envious and wanted to taste the glory times at managment level! Here is the chat we had with Brian via video link back at his homeland in Denmark :
David Jones: Hi Brian first of all congratulations on fighting Cancer.
Brian Laudrup: Hi David, Thank's it was a long Three Months but I'm on the up now which is great news for me and my family.
David Jones: Great news. So Brian, tell us a little more, what's your plans about going into Football coaching?
Brian Laudrup: Well to be honest it's something I have thought about for a couple of years now but at the same time I've been enjoying being a pundit and spending a lot more time with my family but at the age of 44 I believe it's now or never and I really do want a crack at it whether it be in Denmark, England or Iran!
David Jones: Well good luck Brian I wish you the best of luck with your Career into coaching!
Brian Laudrup: Thank you David!
Well there you have it. Brian Laudrup is looking into the possibility of coaching. Brian would a wealth of knowledge and a great reputation to wherever he goes but will it work out in management? Will he soon be battling it out in a top league or will he end up in an unkown league somewhere within the Football riots of "Iran"!? Only time will tell...