Marcus Antonsson is aiming to finish the season with a League One winners’ medal after helping Blackburn Rovers secure automatic promotion to the Championship.
Antonsson featured as a substitute in a 1-0 win at Doncaster Rovers last night which guaranteed Blackburn a top-two finish and left the club in a straight shoot-out with Wigan Athletic for the title.
The Swedish striker is two games from completing a successful loan at Ewood Park, a spell which has enhanced his reputation after a hard first season in England with Leeds.
United signed Antonsson in a £1.5m transfer from Kalmar in 2016 but used him sporadically last term and agreed to send him to Blackburn on a season-long deal in August.
Antonsson, who was remoulded as a left winger under Tony Mowbray, has scored eight goals and three assists in 33 games for Rovers.
The 26-year-old has a year left on his contract with Leeds and could look to return and fight for a place at Elland Road when pre-season begins, despite being deemed surplus to requirements eight months ago.
Blackburn are understood to have negotiated an option to take the forward on a permanent basis but it is not yet clear if Mowbray wants to retain Antonsson in the next transfer window.