Sol Bamba makes an honest admission about Mirco Antenucci

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The Leeds captain has been discussing the Italian striker.

Sol Bamba feels Mirco Antenucci's goal against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday afternoon was 'unbelievable,' according to BBC Radio Leeds.

But the Leeds United skipper has made the honest admission that the Italian is not always ready to produce like he does in training week in, week out.

The Ivorian told the BBC: "It was unbelievable, to finish like that is unbelievable. We know what he's capable of. He does it in training every week.

"His head just has to be right. When he plays every week, he's happy just like the rest of us."

Exactly that drawback has frustrated Leeds fans all season long. Antenucci has often looked disinterested and imagine just how good his stats would be if he kept his current form up for the duration of the campaign.

But, as Bamba says, the 31-year-old looks top class when he is in the right frame of mind and ready to produce.

Antenucci was Leeds' top scorer in the Championship last season and, as Opta stats show, he is now leading the way once again despite playing less league minutes than Chris Wood.

The nearest competitors elsewhere are stuck on three goals, including Sam Byram - who doesn't even play for Leeds anymore...

  GoalsGamesMinutes Played
Mirco Antenucci 9 32 1,786
Chris Wood 8 26 2,056
Sam Byram 3 22 1,456
Souleymane Doukara 3 22 1,203

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