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Mirco Antenucci tells Italian press which Leeds star has surprised him the most

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci has hailed goalkeeper Marco Silvestri.

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci is enjoying life at the club, and is happy to tell everybody who asks.

In his latest interview with Italian outlet TMW, published at midnight on Tuesday, he says he is glad he chose to move to England and doesn't intend on returning to his homeland for a while yet.

The striker was also asked who his biggest surprise was at the club, and has picked out teammate Marco Silvestri.

He said: "Silvestri. I knew him less than other teamamtes. He has made ā€‹ā€‹some amazing games, so many times he has saved the result. But all the young Italians has played well."

Antenucci added that he had not had much contact with Massimo Cellino since joining, but his initial feeling is positive.

"He made ā€‹ā€‹a great impression on the day that I came to sign. Then Leeds is an amazing place, every game there are twenty-five to thirty thousand people. In Serie B it is very rare to see these numbers."

Antenucci himself has been a tremendous addition, replacing Ross McCormack for a fraction of the price, netting five goals to date.

Silvestri has also been a strong signing, and Leeds have not had to worry about the goalkeeping position all season, and he appears to be one of the very best in the entire Championship.

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