Leeds United head coach Garry Monk is pleased with how new signing Pontus Jansson performed against Huddersfield Town at Elland Road on Saturday.

Monk selected Jansson, who is on loan from Italian side Torino, in the starting eleven and paired him with Kyle Bartley in the centre of defence.

Leeds slipped to a 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield, which means they have now lost four of their opening six Championship matches, but Monk was happy with Jansson's contribution in the heart of defence.

Monk told a press conference: "I thought he did well. It was more minutes for him.

"It was good. I thought he contributed", the Leeds boss added.


Jansson will hope to feature again for Leeds on Tuesday night when they play host to bottom club Blackburn Rovers in what is already looking like a key match for Monk.

The former Swansea City manager took over at Leeds earlier this summer, penning a one-year deal, but is now under pressure following the Whites' disastrous start to the season.