BRENTFORD have announced the signing of Sweden defender Pontus Jansson from Leeds United for an undisclosed fee.

Jansson, 28, made 120 appearances for Leeds after joining them from Italian side Torino, initially on loan, in the summer of 2016.

"Brentford have completed the signing of Pontus Jansson from Sky Bet Championship rivals Leeds United for an undisclosed fee," Brentford confirmed on their official website.

"The Swedish international central defender completed a medical in central London earlier today, Monday 8 June, before signing a three-year contract.

"There is also a club option of an extra year to keep Pontus with The Bees until June 2023."