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Why it makes perfect sense for Leeds to sell Tommaso Bianchi

The 27-year-old midfielder hasn't got a place at Leeds and should be allowed to move on with his career.

According to the Yorkshire Post, Tommaso Bianchi was 'buzzing' at the chance to leave Leeds United and return to Serie B.

Now, Ascoli have announced the signing of the Italian midfielder - out of favour at Elland Road - on their official website.

The move, of course, makes perfect sense. Bianchi came to Leeds with promise and soon established himself as one of the Championship's best passers.

Such was the hype surrounding the playmaker, some Leeds fans were leaving comments on HITC Sport guaranteeing Bianchi would become a Premier League midfielder with time.

Things took a sharp downward turn at some point under Neil Redfearn, however. Bianchi's form tailed drastically and he soon found himself out of the first team.

The 27-year-old's return was then impeded by a serious injury and, since then, the knock-on effects of that injury have stopped him from making an impact under Uwe Rosler and Steve Evans.

It's clear Bianchi had nothing to do with Evans' plans. The Scot has brought in two more midfielders since arriving at Leeds and the club already had several ahead of the Italian in the pecking order. Letting Bianchi leave is good for all parties.

He almost made a go of things in Yorkshire and will be remembered fondly for his first few months at Leeds. But it's the perfect time to let him move on; there should be better things waiting for Bianchi back in Italy. 

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