Brentford snap up Pontus Jansson after Leeds spell turns sour

first_img Pontus Jansson fell out of favour at Leeds Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Welcome @PJansson5 https://t.co/XD12JOipwr#BrentfordFC pic.twitter.com/ylUDRSOT1Q— Brentford FC (@BrentfordFC) July 8, 2019Jansson was a fan favourite at Elland Road after joining from Torino in 2016 and made 120 appearances, including 44 last season.However, his Leeds career turned sour when he disobeyed Bielsa’s orders during a chaotic Championship clash with Aston Villa.The Argentine informed Jansson he was no longer part of the club’s plans and ordered him to train away from the group while he searched for a new club, which he has now found in west London. Getty Images REVEALED Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Brentford have announced the signing of defender Pontus Jansson from Leeds for an undisclosed fee.The 28-year-old joins the Bees on a three-year deal following his fallout with Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa. targets center_img moving on Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Bees boss Thomas Frank told the club’s official website: “We are very pleased with Pontus’ arrival.“The defence is an area that we have been looking to strengthen and we feel that Pontus will bring a lot to the group.“Pontus is a top defender who brings immense professionalism, a great attitude, experience, defensive robustness, leadership qualities, and threat from set pieces to our side. 1 three-way race Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing TOP WORK LATEST “Everyone knows about the Brentford model but to develop the young players we have here, we also need experience and quality in the squad to get the perfect balance.“To have someone with his CV turn down other offers to join us shows where we stand as a club now.”Jansson was named in the Championship Team of the Year last season after helping Leeds to third place.However, injury prevented him from featuring in the play-offs, as the Whites were beaten by Derby in the semi-finals. Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January LIVING THE DREAM last_img read more