Former Leeds United striker Luciano Becchio has been training with The Millers for the past three days, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

The 32-year-old has previously played for Rotherham from September 2014-January 2015; a loan spell in which he made 5 appearances and netted twice.

The Argentinean was on loan to the club from Norwhich City who released him at the end of 2014/15 season, once his contract had expired.

Following his release, Becchio returned to his home country of Argentina at the start of the season and signed to Club Atlético Belgrano, but has returned to England to seek a deal with the Championship side.

Becchio is best known for his association with Leeds United. The striker scored 75 goals in 190 league games for The Whites.

The forward already has a strong relationship with Rotherham manager Neil Redfearn through their spells at Leeds United.

According to the, Redfearn has said, “If we can get him in the right mould and the right vein of form he’s a really good target man at this level. He’s young enough to play at this level for another four or five years.”

The striker hopes this may put him in favour with the gaffer in securing  a contract with the Championship side.

On the potential deal, The Yorkshire post has reported that Neil Redfearn said, “Luciano is training with us. He is somebody that I knew from my time at Leeds. He has been out of the game for a while.

“He has had a bad injury, an ankle injury. I think he did it initially when he was on loan here, it reccurred a little bit. He is back.”

The deal could upset some Leeds United fans who regard Becchio as a hero.

Rotherham sit in 21st position, 8 places behind Leeds United.

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