Brentford centre-back Pontus Jansson has lastly achieved his dream, so no surprise he was in an excitable temper.
The Swedish star captained the Bees to Premier League promotion as they beat Swansea City 2-Zero within the EFL Championship play-off ultimate.
It’s been the 30-year-old’s focus since arriving on these shores again in 2016, first with Leeds United, after which with Brentford for the final two campaigns.
Even the Wembley showpiece had its downs in addition to its ups for Jansson, who was pressured off with a knock along with his aspect main however with 11 minutes of the match remaining.
His teammates have been capable of see the sport out, fortunately.
And Jansson admitted he thinks he is aware of the rationale the Bees have been capable of put their play-off curse behind them.
“I feel the distinction this yr to final yr, final yr I feel quite a lot of Leeds followers have been in opposition to me, they didn’t want me luck,” Jansson joked.
“However this yr, so many Leeds followers have been with me and with Brentford, in all probability as a result of they’re already there and wished me to return and be a part of them.
“I like Leeds. Brentford first, however I like Leeds. Leeds are one of many favorite golf equipment I’ve however in fact I like Brentford as a lot.
“I’m so proud. I’m so glad. This implies the entire life for me. I might go house to Sweden and retire as a result of that is what I’ve dreamt of since I got here to England.
“After all, I cannot go house. I’ll keep right here and play Premier League soccer. I’m so glad.”
Jansson appeared to depart Leeds underneath a darkish cloud however the participant admits Marcelo Bielsa helped him – and Brentford – greater than he is aware of.
“I’m so grateful to Bielsa and what he gave me at Leeds,” he added.
“He gave me a lot information that I introduced in right here to Brentford and Brentford have been so keen to take heed to me with my concepts that I took from Bielsa, so I thank him rather a lot as a result of for me he is among the finest coaches on the planet.
“Individuals suppose that our relationship shouldn’t be the perfect however it’s. It’s superb. I’m so grateful to him.
“After all I like Brentford a lot but additionally I say thanks to Bielsa and Leeds.”
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