Leeds’ central defender will be at Elland Road next term after making his loan move from Torino permanent earlier this month.
The 26-year-old has quickly become a cult hero among supporters for his passion and performances under Garry Monk.
Jansson has been pivotal in Leeds’ push for promotion, with the Yorkshire club sitting fifth in the Championship play-off places.
A return to the Premier League is possible, and the Sweden international wants to go up against Manchester United hitman Ibrahimovic.
Pontus Jansson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were international team-mates for Sweden in the past
The pair were team-mates at Euro 2016 and have history, however, the 35-year-old’s future at Old Trafford is not so secure.
United and Jose Mourinho want the striker to stay next season, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic could still go elsewhere in the summer.
Napoli has been touted as a potential alternative to United, but Jansson hopes to have the chance to face his compatriot again.
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We’ll see what’s happening. But it would be nice to play against him again
“I hope so,” Jansson told the Mirror. “Maybe he’s going back to Italy?
“We’ll see what’s happening. But it would be nice to play against him again.
“I played against him when he went to Malmo with Milan for a friendly. I really killed him in that game. Maybe he’s scared of me now? I don’t know.
“I was a striker until I was 19 years old, so my biggest idol was always Zlatan. I tried to play football as him. Maybe that’s why I am a little bit crazy on the pitch?
Pontus Jansson has become a real fan-favourite at Leeds
“I grew up in the main stand at Malmo. I was born with the club in my heart, and stayed there until I was 16 and became a professional player for them.
“From the age of four I had shirts every year and season tickets. I watched him when I was eight and nine. Everyone knew Zlatan even then.”
Leeds and Jansson drew 1-1 at Ipswich yesterday, but they are seven points clear of seventh-placed Norwich, while eight points separates them and automatic promotion.
Meanwhile at United, Ibrahimovic could start in their FA Cup fifth round tie today at Blackburn (4.15pm).