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Giuseppe Bellusci says his time at Leeds United was difficult

Leeds United's Giuseppe Bellusci

Leeds United loanee scored in Serie A last night.

Leeds United's Giuseppe BellusciLeeds United's Giuseppe Bellusci

While Leeds United struggle to put points on the board, one of their players is starring on loan in Serie A.

On loan centre-back Giuseppe Bellusci scored as Empoli beat Crotone 2-1 last night to record their first win of the season.

Empoli are now up to 16th, keeping last night's opponents rooted to the bottom without any points after three games.

Leeds' Giuseppe BellusciLeeds' Giuseppe Bellusci

Man of the hour Bellusci spoke to reporters after the game, and was asked about his time at Leeds United.

Bellusci is quoted by Tuttomercatoweb: "I am full of dreams but over time it has become more difficult and for personal reasons I came back."

The centre-back had a David Luiz-esque nature about him at Leeds, capable of occasionally rifling home a free-kick, but more likely to give away a decisive penalty.

Leeds' Giuseppe Bellusci scores an own goal and Middlesbrough's secondLeeds' Giuseppe Bellusci scores an own goal and Middlesbrough's second

He was also seen as a difficult figure off the pitch, clashing with supporters on Twitter on occasion after failing to see eye to eye.

It was a surprise Leeds only loaned him this summer as opposed to a sale, but if he continues to hold down a starting spot in Serie A, then it will help their chances of netting a decent fee for his services at the end of the season.

Giuseppe Bellusci (L) celebrates with Tommaso Bianchi after scoring the first goal for Leeds UnitedGiuseppe Bellusci (L) celebrates with Tommaso Bianchi after scoring the first goal for Leeds United

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