Leeds player who would raise most money has really poor body language - report

By Russell Edge

Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson has allowed his body language to be affected by the club’s recent poor form, according to a report.

In their analysis of the club’s 1-0 defeat at home to Reading on Saturday, the Yorkshire Evening Post state that the Swedish international’s performances have reflected the club’s results, having suffered three straight defeats.

They claim that the 26-year-old is the most valuable player at Elland Road and the closest to being considered Premier League quality, but have said that his performances in the last five matches have been worse than any other of his team mates.

They also state that for Leeds to perform at their best, they need the Swedish defender to be the big personality he can be, as they question the lack of dominating characters in the Whites’ squad.

Since joining on an initial loan from Torino back in the summer of 2016, Jansson has become a crucial player for the Whites, establishing a dominant partnership with fellow loanee Kyle Bartley last season.

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Following the Swansea City defender’s return to his parent side, the Leeds man has been partnered alongside club captain Liam Cooper, as the club made an impressive start to the season, which included six straight clean sheets.

In total the 13-time-capped Swedish international has made 46 appearances for Leeds, 10 of those coming this season, and scoring three goals.

In other Leeds United news, Eddie Gray has named the man who he feels could change the Whites’ fortunes.

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