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Leeds linked star faces last Fiorentina chance

Leeds United have been linked with a shock loan swoop for Fiorentina's Josip Ilicic and the press suggest tonight's game may help decide his future.

Josip Ilicic has disappointed Fiorentina with his recent performances and he has reportedly been given one last chance to impress.

Fiorentina paid Palermo around £7 million for Ilicic in 2013 and the Slovenian international was tipped for big things.

But Ilcic hasn't been delivering on the pitch and experts have suggested that he may not get too many more chances, prompting rumours that he may be available on loan.

Freiburg and former side Palermo have reportedly been keeping an eye on Ilcic, but Leeds have emerged as surprise contenders for a temporary move due to their Italian connections.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Ilcic will play against PAOK Salonica this evening, but he is living on borrowed time in Tuscany.

The paper believes that Ilcic has two months to turn things around otherwise he will be packed off in January and it has labelled the match the 'final call' for Ilcic.

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