Mirco Antenucci posts farewell message, Leeds fans respond

Mirco Antenucci

Mirco Antenucci suggests that he is leaving Leeds United.

Mirco Antenucci has suggested on Instagram that he is leaving Leeds United.

The Italian striker joined Leeds from Ternana in the summer of 2014 and has a contract until June 2016.

The 31-year-old has posted a heartfelt message on Instagram, suggesting that he is not going to remain at Elland Road for the 2016-17 campaign.

Leeds have posted that message on their official Twitter page, perhaps suggesting that Antenucci will leave the Whites when his contract runs out in the summer.

The former Torino striker scored 10 goals and created 22 chances in 36 Championship matches for the Whites last season. Antenucci scored nine goals in 39 league appearances for Leeds this campaign.

The former Catania man did not have a great time at the West Yorkshire outfit, but there were spells when he looked very good.

Moreover, the constant changing of managers and lack of service from midfield did not help the striker.

Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on Antenucci’s seemingly impending departure.

Below are some of the best comments:


This video is to greet the city of Leeds and the big fans with love.you were always great with me.has been an honor and a privilege to have worn this historic t-shirt and having trod Elland road..i always wanted in my career playing one day in England and I can say certainty that this is the best club I could choose. This was a incredible lifetime and football experience !! sometimes there were misunderstandings as in all the best families but I think it's normal . there were positive and negative moments of joy and disappointment..here my first daughter Camilla was born and then i feel a little English me too ..I always given 100% and I have never spared for this shirt. hear choirs with my name in this stadium it was amazing and above all the children's fans feel me a star..wonderful .. i want to do a big good luck to all the fans and to the my ex teammates of Leeds ..you deserve the best !! all the best Leeds#leeds #7 #antenuccibaby

A video posted by Mirco Antenucci (@anteseven7) on

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