Nicola Salerno happy for Leeds, makes Mirco Antenucci prediction

Mirco Antenucci

Nicola Salerno says that big things are in store for Championship club Leeds United.

Nicola Salerno has predicted on social networking site Twitter that Leeds United will soon return to the Premier League.

The club’s former sporting director made his prediction following the Whites’ 1-1 draw with Burnley at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Salerno has also backed Leeds striker Mirco Antenucci, who found the target against the Clarets, to score quite frequently this season.

Leeds have not featured in the Premier League since 2004 and have been also-rans in the Championship for the past few seasons.

However, there is renewed optimism at Elland Road, as new head coach Uwe Rosler has signed some good players and has brought fresh ideas this summer.

A top-two finish in the Championship this campaign is beyond the West Yorkshire outfit, but if they are consistent and win their homes matches, then they can certainly finish in the playoffs.

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino, though, has to keep faith in Rosler throughout the season and not sack him when results do not go their way.

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