Patrick Bamford signs for Leeds on a four-year deal

Leeds have signed Patrick Bamford from fellow Championship side Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee.

The 24-year-old forward has agreed a four-year contract and the fee is £7m, rising to £10m.

Bamford has played for England at U21 level and spent five years at Chelsea but did not make any senior appearances for the London side.

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However, he was loaned out to several clubs, including Middlesbrough, who signed him permanently in January 2017.

He scored 13 goals in 44 games last term as Boro reached the play-offs, before losing in the semi-finals.

Bamford will wear the No 9 shirt during his time at Elland Road and could make his Leeds debut in Sunday’s Sky Bet Championship opener at home to Stoke City.

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