Leeds fans react to what Pontus Jansson did on Brentford debut

Jamie Shackleton, Pontus Jansson and Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United celebrate following the winning goal scored by Kemar Roofe (not pictured) during the Sky Bet Championship match between...

The Leeds United old boy made his Brentford debut today.

Dominic Solanke of AFC Bournemouth is challenged over the shoulder by Pontus Jansson of Brentford during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Brentford and AFC Bournemouth at Griffin Park...

It was a mixed afternoon for Leeds United old boys.

On the one hand, Mallik Wilks, who left the Whites to join Barnsley, enjoyed a winning debut after the Tykes beat Fulham at Oakwell.

But it wasn't such a good day for former Leeds centre-back Pontus Jansson.

Jansson, who was sold to Brentford last month, was on the losing side as the Bees lost 1-0 at home to Birmingham City.


It was a frustrating afternoon for Jansson - and he showed it in a very Jansson-like way.

The 28-year-old was filmed barging a Blues player into the stands at Griffin Park for no apparent reason, and here's how Leeds fans reacted to the footage:

Leeds fans weren't on his side here, but many more will still miss the former Malmo and Torino star.

It's petulant incidents like that which made him such a popular figure among fans of the West Yorkshire club. He's a heart-on-the-sleeve player and Brentford supporters will no doubt find themselves liking him.

A breakdown in relationship between Jansson and Marcelo Bielsa was the reason behind his sudden departure, according to The Mirror.

United kick off their Championship season with a trip to Bristol City tomorrow afternoon.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson reacts after conceding  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Wigan Athletic at Elland Road on April 19, 2019 in Leeds, England.

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