Jansson reveals Leeds had to sell him because of FFP
9 July 2019
Pontus Jansson has left Leeds United to join league rivals Brentford in a relatively small financial deal.
The Swedish defender revealed in an interview that Leeds had to sell him to oblige the rules of Financial Fair Play.
Birmingham City’s nine-point deduction for breaking the rules of Financial Fair Play (FFP) last season has really struck terror into the Championship clubs trying to balance their books to be FFP compliant.
After missing out on promotion to the Premier League, Leeds United’s director of football, Victor Orta, admitted: "There’s a new scenario in the Championship after [what] happened last season with Birmingham and the deduction [of] points."
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