Report: Leeds United's Pontus Jansson being eyed by Burnley

Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Burnley at Selhurst Park on January 13, 2018 in London, England.

Burnley are the latest club to be credited with interest in the Leeds United star, after West Ham United.

Pontus Jansson of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Barnsley, England.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson is being eyed by Burnley, according to the Sun on Sunday (April 22nd, Goals page seven).

West Ham are also credited with interest in the Leeds centre-back, although Burnley are a new name on his list of admirers.

The Clarets twice raided Elland Road last summer, and a reunion with Charlie Taylor and Chris Wood across the Pennines  - not to mention the prospect of European football next season, something West Ham cannot offer - could appeal to Jansson.

Chris Wood of Burnley celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Crystal Palace at Turf Moor on September 10, 2017 in Burnley,...

Burnley have made it through the campaign with only three recognised centre-backs in Ben Mee, James Tarkowski and Kevin Long.

And Jansson - who the report claims is also on the radar of clubs in Turkey and France - would be a welcome addition to Sean Dyche's side.

Andrea Radrizzani, Owner of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017 in Bristol, England.

It is likely that Leeds will demand a substantial fee for the World Cup bound Swede, who signed a new five-year deal with them earlier this season.

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