Photos: Linked-away Mirco Antenucci proves his worth to Leeds United

The Italian forward produced a good performance for Leeds against Bolton in the FA Cup.

Leeds United striker Mirco Antenucci proved his worth on Saturday afternoon with an assured FA Cup display against Bolton Wanderers.

The 31-year-old still has his critics but those who want the Italian to succeed at Elland Road will have been encouraged during the fourth-round clash.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post and subsequent reports from Italy, Antenucci is wanted in Serie B.

Steve Evans, meanwhile, has emphasised how much the forward's Leeds future is down to him and his own perseverance.

Antenucci played a big part in front of goal and his commitment, as well as his bond with team-mates, were on show in pictures on Saturday afternoon.

Deadline Day could yet bring a number of departures or arrivals for Championship clubs. Should Antenucci stay at Leeds, however, United could well benefit greatly.

There appears to be hope among fans of an Antenucci partnership with Souleymane Doukara. Should the Whites do all they can to keep the 31-year-old happy?

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