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Out of favour Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci offered a glimpse into his mindset over the weekend.

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci has had a difficult start to 2015, having fallen out of favour at the club.

Despite still being the side's joint leading scorer on eight goals, a figure Alex Mowatt has now equalled, head coach Neil Redfearn prefers both Steve Morison and Billy Sharp.

Antenucci offered more than a hint that he may be a little unhappy with the situation on Sunday night when he posted a bizarre expletive laden rant on his Instagram page in Italian.

Translated, his post reads as venting regarding not knowing what he doing wrong, and how his family cheer him up.


"There are moments where you would like to smash up everything, moments where you see things that are too strange to accept, where you think what the f*** am I doing wrong?

There can be lots of answers or few depending on who you find yourself talking to and if they are taking the p*** or not so much... I have always answered differently to others...

However then the most beautiful thing in the world happens, you get back home and your whole life is waiting for you, all my life!!! Everything that really makes it worth living...I love you to death, thanks for existing. Everything else f*** off."


Antenucci was active on Twitter over the weekend, retweeting a fan's comment which said he was the best striker at the club 'by a mile'. 

He is not the only forward to express dissatisfaction this month, with Billy Sharp using twitter to favourite messages in support of him and criticising the choice to leave him on the bench against Brighton as Leeds lost 2-0 at the Amex Stadium. He has since been brought back into the fold by Neil Redfearn.

Antenucci played just two minutes as a substitute against Wigan, and has not been picked to start a Championship game since the 2-0 loss to Derby on December 30.

First choice striker Steve Morison is yet to score a goal this season, while the loan addition of Edgar Cani from Catania has also clouded matters up front and added to competition.

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