Marcus Antonsson sends message on Twitter after completing move to Leeds United

Elland Road

Marcus Antonsson has penned a new three-year contract at Leeds United.

General view outside the stadium before the game - Leeds United

Leeds United new boy Marcus Antonsson has said that it is a dream come true to have completed a move to Elland Road.

Antonsson agreed a three-year contract at Leeds today, after weeks of speculation over his future.

Leeds had agreed a fee with Antonsson’s former club FC Kalmar some time ago, but it took a while to finalise the contract offer with the striker.

Antonsson has now completed his move to the Whites, though, and the Swedish front man was delighted to officially have signed for the Yorkshire club.

Antonsson is Garry Monk’s first signing since becoming Leeds manager, with more additions set to follow in the coming weeks.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

The 25-year-old’s arrival strengthens Leeds’ options up-front, with Chris Wood and Souleymane Doukara the only two senior strikers in their current squad.

Antonsson scored 22 goals in 40 appearances for Kalmar last season, and he is expected to have an important role to play in Monk’s starting line-up next term.

Antonsson’s signing is likely to be the first of a number of incoming additions Monk makes at Leeds this summer, with Swansea City defender Kyle Bartley also expected to join up soon.

A general view of the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road before the match - Leeds United

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