Leeds United defender Giuseppe Bellusci could have already played his last game for the club, with the Italian likely to miss this weekends game due to illness.

Currently suffering from a virus, Bellusci was dropped from the squad last week as well and has been linked numerous times in the past seven days with a move away from Elland Road.

Making 25 league appearances this season, the former Italian Under-21 international tweeted out:

And followed it up by showing a table of how the team performs with him on the pitch compared to without:

So for this season, Leeds conceded a goal on average every 77.7 minutes when Bellusci is playing compared to when he’s not on the pitch.

Starting his career with Serie B side Ascoli, his former club has been linked with a move for the defender this summer following Bellusci’s discontent at his lack of playing time.


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