Back in the summer of 2022, Elia Caprile left Leeds United to return to his home country.

The Italian goalkeeper first joined Bari, getting then sold to Napoli, and is now having a loan spell at Empoli.

Caprile was today interviewed by Radio Serie A, and as relayed by Bianconera News, he talks a little about his time at Leeds.

The goalkeeper gave the reasons why he chose to leave the Whites to go back home, and doesn’t sound like having bad feelings about his time in England.

“I had an atypical path for an Italian boy: I went from Chievo to Leeds United. Then, for a series of personal needs, I returned to Italy, to Pro Patria. I then went to Bari and this allowed me to arrive in Serie A, thanks to both Napoli and Empoli. Bari, in particular, was the best year of my life, I found real people with whom I created a bond that will last forever.”

Caprile joined Leeds in 2020, on a move from Chievo’s academy. He was kept at the club for one year, as in the summer of 2021, he was loaned to Pro Patria, and was sold as soon as he returned to England.

In all his time belonging to the Elland Road side, he didn’t get a chance to make his debut for the first team.

Despite struggling with an injury early in the season, the goalkeeper is now a starter at Empoli, and is trying to leave a good impression there before he returns to Napoli at the end of the season.