Leeds United are free to sign Pontus Jansson (left) on a permanent basis
Leeds United signed centre-back Jansson on loan from Torino at the start of the season.
Jansson, 25, recently made enough appearances for Leeds to trigger a permanent transfer clause if the club decide to pursue it.
Talks have been ongoing all month and Jansson told Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan that he is keen to remain at Elland Road.
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My time in Italy was damn good for my development but right now it feels like I have found myself in England
“I know that the clubs are talking, so we'll see what happens. My agent [Martin Dahlin] takes care of all that, so I can concentrate on football,” Jansson said.
“My time in Italy was damn good for my development but right now it feels like I have found myself in England.
“It's the kind of football that suits me best. I play every game and am important to the team.”
Jansson is a regular in the Leeds XI
Leeds sit fifth in the Championship heading into tonight’s home clash against Nottingham Forest, having seen their seven game unbeaten streak ended with a 3-2 defeat at Barnsley last weekend.
A victory over Forest would send them back up to third – and eight points clear of seventh-place Derby.
Discussing Leeds’ promotion chances, Jansson added: “Leeds have been a sleeping giant that dreamed of success and is now waking up again.
“Many people laughed at me when I said I wanted to join Leeds and take them to the Premier League.”