Håkan Sjöstrand has previously gone out and defended Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the storm that was discovered when the football journalist released a book containing strong criticism.

He then received criticism for not going out and defending Sweden's national team captain after Zlatan hung Andersson out on social media earlier in the year.

At today's press conference, where the troops for the upcoming international matches for the U21 and A national teams were presented, the general secretary Håkan Sjöstrand began by explaining that he is 100 percent behind Janne Andersson.

- There have been some proposals lately where things have been written about how I support Janne linked to certain proposals that have been made.

Then I felt a need to go out and clarify that;

self-start, I support Janne in all respects, says Sjöstrand to SVT Sport.