Mirco Antenucci speaks about Leeds United's season and his contract

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One of Leeds United's players has reflected on the last campaign.

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci has been speaking to the official website of his former club Ternana after returning to Italy for a break.

The 30-year-old enjoyed a brilliant start to life at Elland Road, scoring eight goals in the Championship before Christmas. But the second half of the campaign did not go as well, with Antenucci used far more sparingly and ending the season with 10 goals in all competitions.

That still saw him finish as Leeds’ top scorer and given his ability in front of goal it will be interesting to see what the next campaign brings.

Steve Morison was often preferred in favour of the Italian but could he still turn things round at the club and get back to scoring regularly?

Only time will tell, but he has hinted that he could remain at Elland Road for another season, in an interview in his homeland (credit to Sport Witness for the translation).

Opening up about how it was a season of two halves, Antenucci said, “Until January very well; we had some problems with the coaches but I finished top scorer with 10 goals.

“I still have a year left on my contract with Leeds United.”

Of course that does not mean he will definitely remain, but he is clearly a talented member of Leeds’ squad and for someone to be top-scorer having featured sparingly since the turn of the year, that tells its own story.

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