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Leeds sign Swedish striker Antonsson

28 Jun

Leeds United

Leeds United finished 13th in the Championship table last season

Championship club Leeds United have signed striker Marcus Antonsson from Swedish top-flight side Kalmar on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Antonsson scored 22 goals in 40 league games for Kalmar after signing from Halmstads in January 2015.

The 25-year-old is Leeds head coach Garry Monk’s first signing since replacing Steve Evans on 2 June.

“He scores goals, has great movement and he has the mentality to be able to adapt to this league,” Monk said.

“The club has watched a lot of him, I’ve watched a lot of him and I felt he’d be a good fit for Leeds United.”

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