Leeds fans react to Pontus Jansson's brother's injury news on defender

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson competes in the air with Derby County's Richard Keogh during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 11,...

Pontus Jansson gave Leeds United fans an injury scare at the end of their victory on Friday night.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson rues a missed chance during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 11, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Pontus Jansson's brother Peter has provided the injury news on social media that all Leeds fans were desperate to hear that the defender will be ready to play the Whites' next game.

Jansson gave the Elland Road faithful a bit of a scare towards the end of their stunning 2-0 win over Derby County on Friday night as he went down seemingly clutching his knee.

 

Marcelo Bielsa's side have experienced so much bad luck with injuries this season, particularly in defence, that some would have felt that it was practically a given that Jansson would be sidelined for several months.

The Swede is playing as well as he ever has in a Leeds shirt right now, and his reunion with Liam Cooper helped the Whites keep their first clean sheet since beating Bolton in mid-December.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson competes in the air with Derby County's Richard Keogh during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 11,...

So losing him to injury would have been a massive blow, especially with their promotion rivals all bunching up behind Bielsa's men in the table.

But Peter Jansson has provided an update on the defender's fitness, and it has unsurprisingly been met with a number of positive responses from Leeds supporters who need no reminding of how important the centre-back is proving this season.

Pontus Jansson of Leeds United celebrates scoring the equalising goal to make the score 1-1 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on...

Here is Pontus Jansson's brother's tweet, as well as some of the responses...

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