Leeds tracking Championship rival as Bielsa’s striker search continues

first_img Bamford has twice helped Boro qualify for the Championship play-offs Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ RANKED Bamford has been with Middlesbrough since January 2017 Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing targets Latest transfer news moving on Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? TOP WORK And with time running out to bring in a new forward ahead of the new campaign, the Yorkshire Evening Post say Bamford is the latest target of Leeds’.Bamford, 24, has been with Middlesbrough since January 2017, signing for the then-Premier League club from Chelsea. He had previously spent time on loan at the Riverside Stadium, scoring 17 goals in 38 league games to help Boro reach the Championship play-off final in 2014/15. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer targets three-way race Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti IN DEMAND His loan spells following that were largely disappointing, with no goals scored for Crystal Palace, Norwich or Burnley between 2015 and 2017, though he has netted 13 times in total since penning a permanent deal with Boro a year-and-a-half ago.A former England youth international, Bamford started his career at Nottingham Forest before being bought by Chelsea as an 18-year-old in 2012 for a reported £1.5million. He failed to make a single first-team appearance for the Blues in his five years at the club. Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LIVING THE DREAM 2 LATEST The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Marcelo Bielsa, the Leeds manager, has brought Chelsea pair Jamal Blackman, a goalkeeper, and midfielder Lewis Baker to Yorkshire on loan deals until the end of the campaign, but the Argentine’s attempts to sign a new goal scorer have yet to come to fruition.Matej Vydra, the Derby star, and former Hull player Abel Hernandez were Bielsa’s prime targets, though deals for the pair fell through due to financial reasons. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Leeds are keeping tabs on Middlesbrough forward Patrick Bamford as Marcelo Bielsa’s search for a new striker continues.Bamford, the former Chelsea youngster, is being monitored by the Elland Road club, who are yet to complete a permanent signing despite the Championship season starting in just over a week. REVEALED 2last_img

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