Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 14.28.58Leeds United are close to completing the deal to sign Kalmar forward Marcus Antonsson according to claims in the Swedish media.

Antonsson will become the first signing of the new Leeds United manager Garry Monk after he replaced Steve Evans last month.

24 Kalmar have today reported Antonsson will become a Leeds United player either today or tomorrow after undergoing his medical last week.

The Swede today trained with his new teammates ahead of his £2m move to Elland Road, and he will soon be officially revealed as a Leeds United player.

Leeds United’s official Twitter account appeared to show Antonsson in the background of a training photograph and he was soon spotted by fans, who are now just awaiting the official announcement.