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Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci says he is enjoying his time with the club, despite rumours linking him to Norwich City.

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he is happy in England and has no desire to leave Elland Road in the summer.

Antenucci has been linked with Norwich City by Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio in recent months, but the striker insists that he wants to try and impress at his current club next season.

Antenucci has scored 10 goals over his debut campaign in English football and he is hoping to have a chance to lead the line with the Whites next term.

“I miss friends and family, but the weather in England is okay, but just the rain that is not," he said in the Yorkshire Evening Post

“But there’s still sun and I get Italian food. I am happy to stay here.”

Antenucci can justifiably feel a little aggrieved that he has not received more first-team chances since the turn of the year.

The 30-year-old appears to be the Whites' most likely scorer, but in 2015 he has regularly had to play second fiddle to the likes of Steve Morison and Billy Sharp.

It has clearly been a frustrating time for the summer signing, but he will be hoping that goals against Fulham and Blackpool in Leeds' last two fixtures will keep him in the starting line-up until the end of the season.

If they do, he should feel the benefit of increased service as Leeds have improved considerably as the season has progressed and they now occupy a mid-table spot. 

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