Tommaso Bianchi has advice for players looking to move to Championship

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Tommaso Bianchi recently joined Ascoli on loan from Leeds United.

Leeds United-owned midfielder Tommaso Bianchi has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that his experience in the Championship was positive.

The 27-year-old, who recently joined Serie B side Ascoli on loan, has also said that he enjoyed his time at Leeds, and has suggested that Italian players should try to experience the league.

“In England I lived a very positive experience,” Bianchi told The Yorkshire Evening Post. “It was amazing to play in the Football League Championship and I recommend this to all the Italian players.

“Obviously we had some difficult (moments), with the changing of a lot of coaches and particularly me with the injuries. But my first season was good. I had the most part of the problems in the last months. Now I want to restart a new career here in Ascoli.”

Bianchi joined the West Yorkshire outfit in the summer of 2014 on a four-year contract, as reported by BBC Sport at the time.

The former Italy Under-21 international midfielder featured in 24 Championship games for Leeds last season.

The Italian midfielder created 14 chances, had a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 25%, and won 29 headers, five dribbles and 69 tackles.

Bianchi struggled with injury problems last season as well as this campaign, and he will now hope to get back to his best at Ascoli.

It is great of the Italian to speak positively of his experience in the Championship and to recommend the division to other players. The second tier of English football is very competitive and is very popular among the fans.

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