Leeds ace reveals he’s stopped drinking alcohol for Bielsa

first_img Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off Getty 2 Leeds have started the season brilliantly under Bielsa Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Leeds defender Pontus Jansson has revealed he’s stopped drinking alcohol to improve his fitness under new manager Marcelo Bielsa.Bielsa has guided Leeds to a brilliant start to the Championship season, going unbeaten after six games to sit joint first in the division with Middlesbrough. goalless Latest Championship news Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ stalemate Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship 2 EFL result center_img Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancer Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues Jansson, the Sweden defender, has played a limited role since Bielsa’s arrival at Elland Road in the summer. He was given extra time off in pre-season having represented his country at the World Cup, and then he picked up an injury which has restricted the 27-year-old to just one league start to date. REPLY impact GREAT NEWS Jansson has started just one league game so far this term However, Jansson has admitted he now feels fighting fit, having lost four kilos due to Bielsa’s ‘tough’ regime.More importantly, Jansson has a renewed focus on his diet which has helped him stay fit, with the centre-back revealing the decision to give up drinking alcohol completely helping the most.“When I came back I was in good shape,” Jansson told Expressen. “I feel lighter and stronger, that’s an incredible difference. ROUND-UP “To be as big as I am, and drop these kilos, it makes a difference. I think of everything I eat and drink.“I’ve completely removed alcohol and it has helped me the most. Sometimes I would have a beer after a match, but you do not mind doing this for Leeds.”last_img

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