Leeds United agree £7m fee for Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Patrick Bamford of Middlesborough clutches the ball during the The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough v Brighton and Hove Albion at Riverside Stadium on January 27, 2018 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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Leeds United have agreed a fee of £7m with Middlesbrough for striker Patrick Bamford, Sky Sports News understands.

The 24-year-old joined Boro from Chelsea on a permanent deal in January 2017 after having previously enjoyed a successful loan spell at the club during the 2014-15 season.

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Sky Sports News understands the fee could be worth £10m with a number of add-ons being included in the potential deal.

Bamford scored 13 goals in 44 appearances for Middlesbrough last term as the club reached the Sky Bet Championship play-offs.

He did not make an appearance for Chelsea during his time with the club and had loan spells at MK Dons, Derby, Crystal Palace, Norwich and Burnley as well as Boro.

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