Leeds United: Jansson to wear captain's armband in Sweden tie

LEEDS UNITED centre-back Pontus Jansson will captain the Sweden national side in Tuesday night's friendly in Romania.

Monday, 26th March 2018, 5:54 pm
Updated Monday, 26th March 2018, 6:00 pm
CAPTAIN: Leeds United's Pontus Jannson will skipper Sweden against Romania.

Head coach Janne Andersson has already named his team for the friendly in Bucharest and Jansson will wear the captain's arm-band in partnering Bologna's Filip Helander at the centre of defence.

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Jansson was an unused substitute for Saturday's 2-1 loss at home to Chile but the 27-year-old's prospects of boarding the plane to this summer's World Cup in Russia have now received a big boost.