Becchio posts heartfelt Leeds tweet, fans respond

Luciano Becchio of Leeds United scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the npower Championship match between Leeds United and Leicester City at Elland Road on November 27,...

Luciano Becchio remains a fan favourite at Elland Road, almost five years after leaving Leeds.

Luciano Becchio of Leeds United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Leeds United and Chelsea at Elland Road on December 19, 2012 in...

Luciano Becchio has posted a heartfelt message on Twitter to Leeds fans as it approaches five years since he left the Elland Road club - and supporters have urged the Argentine striker to return.

The 33-year-old left Leeds in January 2013 to join Norwich City as part of a deal that saw the Canaries pay Leeds a fee and Wales international Steve Morison, a move which failed to benefit any involved party.

Luciano Becchio (right) of Leeds  and Shane Lowry of Millwalll battle for the ball during the npower Championship match between Leeds United and Millwall at Elland Road on December 03,...

Since his disappointing spell at Carrow Road, Becchio has become somewhat of a journeyman as he looks to get the best out of his remaining years in professional football.

Posting on Twitter, Becchio uploaded an illustrated picture of himself in a Leeds shirt with the caption of a heart emoji, as he continues to have a strong connection with the Elland Road fanbase.

Becchio joined Spanish fourth-tier outfit CD Binissalem in October, after spells with Argentinian side Belgrano, League One club Rotherham and Atletico Baleares since his Norwich departure.

Forming a feared partnership with Jermaine Beckford, Becchio scored 48 goals in 115 games for the Whites during his four-and-a-half-year spell, and fans replied to his tweet begging for the 33-year-old's return to Elland Road.

 

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