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17th Sep, 2016 | 9:36pm

Pontus Jansson delivers heartfelt message to Leeds fans after Cardiff win

By Dominic Toner

Pontus Jansson has expressed his delight over his decision to join Leeds this summer.

The defender moved to Elland Road in the transfer window on a season-long loan deal from Italian side Torino and has made an impressive start.

Leeds recorded their second consecutive win on Saturday as they overcame Cardiff 2-0 in the Championship. A Chris Wood penalty and a late Pablo Hernandez strike was enough to secure the three points.

The powerful centre-back played another 90 minutes for Garry Monk and is developing a good understanding with team-mate Kyle Bartley.

Jansson, 25, has posted a message on his official Instagram account on Saturday night in which he thanked the support of the Leeds fans.

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“I can’t describe how happy I am to be here and play for Leeds United,” he said. “You give me the love for football back again, thank you!”

The centre-back has made four appearances so far for the Whites and is adjusting well to his first taste of English football.

The Swedish international has seven caps for the national team and was included in the latest squad for the World Cup qualifier.

After a slow start to the season, Monk’s team have now started to build some momentum and will hope to continue their rise up the Championship table.

Leeds host Ipswich in their next league match on Saturday but face a mid-week game against Blackburn on Tuesday night in the EFL Cup third-round tie.

In other Leeds team news, Hadi Sacko has given his assessment after the club’s win over Cardiff.