Leeds United fans react on Twitter to Pontus Jansson's 'hate' comments

Neal Maupay of Brentford avoids Pontas Jansson of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on April 22, 2019 in Brentford,...

Pontus Jansson left Leeds for Brentford earlier this month.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring his side's equalising goal to make the score 2-2, with Luke Ayling

Pontus Jansson has had just over a week at new club Brentford since leaving Leeds.

He plays against the Whites at Elland Road as soon as next month in the Championship.

Jansson is already prepared to do battle against his former team.


Speaking at a press conference reported by Leeds Live, Jansson insisted that he will be playing against them full throttle, even using the word 'hate'.

This is typical Jansson, an emotive player on and off the pitch, but he insists it will just be for 90 minutes.

He said: "It was a lot of emotions but it ended well and I have good relations with the club... I love Leeds but when I play them on the pitch I will hate them."

Pontus Jansson during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at Riverside Stadium on March 2, 2018 in Middlesbrough, England.

Jansson's 'hate' was cancelled out by a 'love', but that's off the pitch. 

On it, he seems prepared to really take it to his old team, and Leeds should expect nothing less from a player who became a cult hero.

Here is a look at how Leeds fans reacted on Twitter to his comments...

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch