Leeds ace Mirco Antenucci has already played under Walter Zenga

Mirco Antenucci

Walter Zenga has been linked with the Leeds United job.

Leeds United's managerial position remains in doubt, and Italian goalkeeping legend Walter Zenga is the latest name who has been linked.

Italian website Tuttomercatoweb report Zenga is being lined up by Massimo Cellino to potentially replace Steve Evans as head coach.

For one Leeds United player, Zenga's appointment would be a re-introduction to a familiar face.

Mirco Antenucci played under Zenga at Catania during the 2008/09 season, but was not a regular face in the first team and was sent out on loan to Ascoli.

By time he returned to Catania, Zenga had left, choosing to sign a three year deal with Palermo, and ill fated decision as it saw him fired after just 13 games.

It is unclear whether Zenga or Antenucci hold each other in especially high regard, but the would-be boss may decide he would like a familiar face in his side next season.

This could influence Antenucci's future, with the striker's contract set to expire at the end of the season.

He has been a productive if irregular goalscorer for Leeds over the past two seasons, and if the Whites allow him to leave, he will need replacing.

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