Leeds' Jack Harrison makes Pontus Jansson admission

Pontus Jansson of Sweden poses for a photograph during the official FIFA World Cup 2018 portrait session at  on June 13, 2018 in Gelendzhik, Russia.

Pontus Jansson will return to Leeds United as an opposition player this week.

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,...

Jack Harrison has admitted that it'll be nice to see former Leeds United team-mate Pontus Jansson this week.

Jansson joined Brentford in a £5.5 million deal this summer and is set to return to Elland Road as a rival player on Wednesday.

The Sweden international had been a huge player for Leeds down the years, and was a key figure as Marcelo Bielsa's side reached the playoffs last season.

But the Argentine coach is reported to have decided to move on without Jansson in his plans [The Mirror].


Friendliness aside, Harrison is well aware of the 28-year-old's ability and warned that United will find it tough to get past him this week.

He told Leeds Live: "It’ll be good to see him again and good to face him. Everyone knows how much of an impact he had for us last year and we've got to prepare ourselves for that and find a way around it."

Harrison, who earns £51,000 per week with parent club Manchester City [Spotrac], won't come face to face with Jansson that often on the night, being a winger.

But the City loanee can certainly help Leeds hitman Patrick Bamford terrorise his old mate by giving him plenty of service from the wide areas.

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...


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