Photo: Leeds United sporting director Nicola Salerno learning about the history of the club

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The Italian has been brushing up on his history of the club.

Times have certainly changed at Leeds United since Massimo Cellino took over and things have inevitably gotten a little bit more Italian.

The club has plenty of Italian talent in their ranks now with the likes of Mirco Antenucci, Marco Silvestri and Giuseppe Bellusci in the in the fold.

They also have an Italian in charge of recruitment. Nicola Salerno was given the role of sporting executive at Elland Road back in July and he used his connections from spells at Cagliari, Grosseto and Salternitana in Italy to snap up the likes of those players previously mentioned as well as Sol Bamba, Gaetano Berardi and Souleymane Doukara.

Of course his presence and the general ‘Italianisation’ of the club has its critics. What do these guys know about the history and prestige of Leeds United?

Well if Salerno does not know much, at least he is trying to learn.

The Leeds supremo created a Twitter account earlier in the month and this weekend he posted a picture of himself reading a book titled ‘Leeds United: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the Club by David Walker.

Hopefully he learned plenty about the history of the great club where he now holds such power.

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