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Ruled out Pontus Jansson sends emotional message to Leeds fans ahead of KO

Leeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goal

Leeds star out of Liverpool clash.

Leeds United star Pontus Jansson has expressed his emotions after being ruled out of the club's EFL Cup quarter-final with Liverpool.

Jansson has been a revelation since signing for Leeds United on loan from Torino and has been a key part of the team's success.

Leeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goalLeeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goal

Writing on Twitter after the team line-ups were announced, Jansson sent a message to supporters conveying his sadness.

The centre-back went onto wish his teammates luck ahead of the tough upcoming match at Anfield.

Jansson missed the weekend match with Rotherham United due to suspension, while this evening he is ruled out with illness.

Liam Cooper starts in his place alongside Jansson's fellow loanee Kyle Bartley, while top goalscorer Chris Wood is left on the bench.

Goalkeeper Rob Green is also rested, with penalty shoot out hero of the last round Marco Silvestri filling in in goal.

Leeds United's Marco SilvestriLeeds United's Marco Silvestri

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