Pontus Jansson - Photo memories of a defender who wore his heart on his sleeve

He was the defender who wore his heart on his sleeve and the faithful loved him for it.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 11:30 am
Enjoy these photo memories of Pontus Jansson in action for Leeds United. PIC: Getty
Enjoy these photo memories of Pontus Jansson in action for Leeds United. PIC: Getty

Pontus Jansson initially joined Leeds United on loan in 2016 from Serie A side Torino before making the move permanent a year later. He went on to enjoy three colourful seasons with the Whites making 120 appearances and scoring nine goals before sealing a £5.5 million move to Brentford in July 2019. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

Pontus Jansson in action on his Leeds United debut against Luton Town in the EFL Cup in August 2016.
Pontus Jansson reacts after the Championship clash against Derby County at the iPro Stadium in October 2016. The Whites lost 1-0.

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Pontus Jansson applauds the travelling supporters following the Championship clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux in October 2016.
Pontus Jansson celebrates with the fans after Leeds United's Championship victory against Aston Villa at Elland Road in December 2016.
Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring against Norwich City during the Championship clash at Carrow Road in November 2016.
Pontus Jansson celebrates after scoring durin g the Championship clash against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in February 2017. Leeds won 2-1.
Pontus Jansson celebrates after the Championship clash against Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road in February 2017.Leeds won 1-0.
Pontus Jansson celebrates after Fulham's Tim Ream scored an own goal during the Championship clash at Craven Cottage in March 2017.
Leeds United goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald catches Pontus Jansson whilst clearing a corner during the Championship clash against Cardiff City at the Cardiff City Stadium in September 2017.
Pontus Jansson tackles Barnsley's Brad Potts during Championship clash at Oakwell in November 2017.
Pontus Jansson scores the equalising goal from a header during the Championship clash against Brentford at Elland Road in October 2018.
Pontus Jansson scores to make it 2-2 during the Championship clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park in December 2018.
Pontus Jansson attempts an overhead kick under pressure from Hull City's Markus Henriksen during the Championship clash at Elland Road in December 2018.
Pontus Jansson is sent for a second yellow card during the Championship clash against Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium in January 2019.
Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring the opening goal against Swansea City with Ezgjan Alioski, Luke Ayling and Patrick Bamford during the Championship clash at Elland Road in February 2019.
Pontus Jansson reacts during the Championship clash against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road in February 2019.
Pontus Jansson and goalkeeper Kiko Casilla show their frustration during the Championship clash against Aston Villa at Elland Road in April 2019.
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