Confirmed: Mirco Antenucci joins SPAL following Leeds United release

Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci celebrates scoring his sides first goal

The striker has headed back to Italy to continue his career.

Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci celebrates scoring his sides first goal

Mirco Antenucci, who recently left Leeds United on a free transfer, has found himself a new club after weeks of speculation over his next move.

The Italian striker has today been unveiled as a new player for Italian club SPAL 2013.

The club announced the move on their official website earlier today and also on their Twitter account.

The move is a big success from the Serie B side, who have beat off competition from several English and Italian teams in order to sign the Italian striker this summer. They were promoted from the Lega Pro last season and are now hoping to be a hit in the second tier of Italian football.

Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci shoots

The interest from SPAL was first reported earlier in the month in an exclusive by TuttoMercatoWeb and it now seems as though they were accurate in their belief that Antenucci would be heading to the club.

The Italian spent two eventful years at Elland Road but remained relatively popular with the Leeds fans during his stint at the club.

A natural finisher, he scored 19 goals in his two seasons in Yorkshire, and Leeds fans will undoubtedly wish the 31-year-old well in his new adventure.

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