According to daily mail, Chelsea have opened contract talks with Patrick Bamford who is currently having a stellar season with Middlesbrough on loan from Chelsea. The English under 21 striker who only recently won the skybet championship player of the year has scored a total of 19 goals and created 4 assists for his team mates in all competition for Boro.
Aside being profilic in front of goal, the 21 year old striker has an incredible coversion rate. According to the mail, Bamford coverts as much as 20% of goal scoring chances and he is also creative having created 26 goal scoring chances for his team mates.
The paper reports that Chelsea are not ready to lose the striker to other clubs and hence have opened talks that if an agreement is reached, the player will be signing a new long term contract that will see him earn as much as £75,000 which is ten times more than the £7,500 contract he is currently on. He reportedly has two years on his current deal.
To further buttress their claim, dailymail has released an audio in which the youngster is heard confirming his long term future lies with Chelsea. Listen audio below on this link