Patrick Bamford is itching to make his senior return for Leeds United after scoring a hat-trick for his or her Below-23s.
Bamford has been out since damaging ankle ligaments in September and was delighted to hit three in Tuesday’s 6-Three win over Burnley within the Skilled Growth League.
The £7million summer season signing from Middlesbrough felt he may need scored much more and can now hope to be a part of coach Marcelo Bielsa’s matchday squad for Saturday’s sport at Bolton.
“It was good,” stated the striker. “I in all probability might have had 4, perhaps 5.
“Each time it’s an opportunity, I anticipate to attain. I ought to have scored at the least 4, however I’m completely happy to get three. It was vital ultimately as a result of it helped the crew win.”
The previous Chelsea trainee revealed he harm his knee, scoring his second purpose, however says it’s nothing critical.
“On the second purpose I jarred my knee somewhat bit, nevertheless it’s these video games and issues like this which might be wanted to check it,” he instructed LUTV.
“That was vital and I managed to hold on. Then it was nearly getting by the 90 minutes and getting these minutes in my legs, that are knackered now.”
Bamford, 25, was nonetheless settling in at Elland Highway when he was crocked and had scored simply the one purpose within the Carabao Cup in his seven appearances.
He says he’s buzzing now after scoring his hat-trick for the Below-23s and desires to play an element in Leeds’ promotion push.
“As a striker it’s vital to attain,” he stated. “It doesn’t matter what stage it’s at. It’s simply getting confidence and match sharpness again to take into first-team motion.”