Marcus Antonsson sends message on Twitter, Leeds and Blackburn fans respond

Marcus Antonsson of Leeds United (L) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his team mate Alex Mowatt of Leeds United (R) during the EFL Cup fourth round match between Leeds United...

Leeds United-owned Marcus Antonsson made his debut for Blackburn Rovers against Bradford City in League One on Saturday.

Leeds United-owned Marcus Antonsson has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at making his debut for Blackburn Rovers on Saturday afternoon.

Antonsson joined League One club Blackburn on a season-long loan deal from Championship outfit Leeds United in the summer transfer window.

The 26-year-old striker made his debut for Rovers on Saturday afternoon, playing in their 1-0 victory over Bradford away from home in League One.

The Swede did not start the match at the Northern Commercials Stadium, but he came on as a substitute in the 79th minute.

Antonsson has taken to Twitter to express his delight at making his debut for Rovers, with Leeds and Blackburn fans responding to his message on the social networking site.

Marcus Antonsson of Leeds United (10) attempts to reach the ball as Stuart Dallas of Leeds United (R) scores ther first and equalising goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match...

Marcus Antonsson of Leeds United stretches for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium on January 9, 2017 in...

Antonsson joined Leeds from Swedish club Kalmar FF in the summer of 2016 for a transfer fee reported by The Lancashire Telegraph to be in the region of £2 million.

The Swedish striker arrived at Elland Road with a good reputation, but he was able to make only six starts in the Championship during the 2016-17 campaign, scoring just one goal in the process.

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