Pontus Jansson is ready to quit Leeds United if their promotion bid fails this season, Football Insider understands.
The centre-back, 28, has been a key member of the United side that missed out on automatic promotion but has secured a place in the end-of-season play-offs.
A Leeds source has told Football Insider that Jansson will consider his future at the end of the campaign, which is likely to provide a crossroads in the careers of many of the club’s star players as well as manager Marcelo Bielsa.
The Sweden international is an immensely popular figure with supporters and has been one of the best defenders in the Championship since signing from Torino, initially on a season-long loan, in 2016.
He was named in the official Championship team of the season along with teammates Liam Cooper and Pablo Hernandez, and has been watched by clubs in the Premier League as well as from those on the Continent.
Jansson has a Leeds contract that runs until the summer of 2022, putting the club in a strong negotiating place in terms of holding out for a significant fee.
The third-placed Championship club would look to secure a fee at least triple the £3million they paid for the giant defender in 2017.
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