Some Leeds fans feel Bournemouth have just made them look ridiculous

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...

Leeds United fans have been left perplexed by the difference between their sale price for Pontus Jansson and what Bournemouth have managed for Tyrone Mings.

Pontus Jansson of Sweden during the  EURO Qualifier match between Spain  v Sweden  at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 10, 2019 in Madrid Spain

Leeds United are close to selling star defender Pontus Jansson to Brentford.

West London Sport report Brentford are set to pay around just £5 million for the centre-back.

Meanwhile Bournemouth are on the verge of selling Tyrone Mings to Aston Villa for £26.5 million, report The Guardian.

Leeds fans were already infuriated by the reportedly low fee for Jansson before.

Now after seeing another player who competed in the Championship last season go for around £20 million more, the difference seems excessive.


Mings' value can be debated, and Villa are breaking the fee down with £20 million and the rest in add-ons.

But it is credit to Bournemouth for negotiating a high price for the defender.

Leeds on the other hand are selling low, for a Sweden international who is well established as one of the Championship's best defenders.

New signing Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa poses for a picture at Bodymoor Heath training ground on January 31, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

Mings is not proven in the Premier League, yet Bournemouth have been able to maximise his value.

Leeds rejected an offer of £10 million for Jansson from Russian side Krasnodar last summer, the Yorkshire Evening Post reported.

Whites fans are unhappy at the disparity between the valuations of Mings and Jansson and believe their club are making a financial error as well as a sporting one, which has been exposed by Bournemouth's own impressive negotiating...

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