I want to bring Leeds to the Premier League, says key summer signing

Elland Road

Leeds summer signing Giuseppe Bellusci says he doesn’t miss Italy and intends to lead the club back to the Premier League.

Giuseppe Bellusci has quickly become a fan favourite at Elland Road, endearing himself to Leeds supporters with his tenacious style.

The 25-year-old has thus far lived up the his nickname ‘the Warrior’ – picked up in his Catania days – leading the Whites at the back and even adding offensive spark.

It was Bellusci’s brilliant free-kick that secured the three-points for Leeds in September’s victory over Bournmouth, whilst he scored a crucial late equaliser in the Yorkshire derby draw with Sheffield Wednesday last time out.

And ahead of this weekend’s clash with Rotherham on Friday evening, the centre-back outlined his objectives going forward at Elland Road.

Bellusci told Tutto Mercato Web: “My goal? Playing as much as possible, proving myself and scoring some more goals, since I have already netted two."

“Do I miss Italy? To tell the truth, no. I want to bring Leeds to the Premier League."

“Then I can think about the rest. But in England I am quite well. I feel amazing.”

The Italian’s goal of restoring Leeds’ top flight status is one that will only enthuse the clubs’ fans more about his presence.

Massimo Cellino has tabbed securing Premier League football as the primary aim of his administration after recent takeover, and Bellusci is certainly on board for the journey.

A united front from top down can only bode well for the club at the outset of a new era, and Bellusci is certainly well on his way towards becoming a mainstay at Leeds.

The Whites currently sit four points outside of the top six in the Championship after eleven games, with tests against Norwich and Wolverhampton Wanderers to follow Friday’s contest with Rotherham.

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