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Mirco Antenucci reveals he was fit for Leeds' final game of the season via Twitter

Mirco Antenucci

The Italian was in attendance at Elland Road but did not play.

Leeds United drew 0-0 with Rotherham United in a Yorkshire Derby this afternoon, in what was something of a damp squib.

Once again many of the players from the infamous six who pulled out injured a few weeks back were missing.

The six players were Mirco Antenucci, Edgar Cani, Giuseppe Bellusci, Marco Silvestri and Dario Del Fabro - all of whom suddenly became injured the evening before a game against Charlton Athletic last month.

None of the six players in question were present today, even though goalkeeper Silvestri stated yesterday that he was fit for the game.

Now another Italian has declared he was fit for the fixture.

Striker Antenucci, the only Leeds player to reach double figures for goals this season posted this on Twitter after the game:

He seemed happy watching the game with his young daughter, although he surely would have preferred to be playing.

He was at the centre of a storm at the start of last month when it was confirmed another appearance might trigger an extension of his contract. Neil Redfearn even told the press he could not play him.

Now it seems he decided not to give Antenucci an appearance today. It will be interesting to see whether the Italian striker remains at Elland Road in the summer.

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