Patrick Bamford

London, Aug 30 (IANS) Chelsea on Tuesday made official the loan of English striker Patrick Bamford to newly-promoted Burnley football club until the end of the season.

Bamford, 22, who has not played any official matches with the first team of the Blues since his arrival four-and-half years ago from Nottingham Forest, had already been borrowed in recent seasons by MK Dons, Derby County, Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace and Norwich City, reports Efe.

The striker, a former English Under-21 international, has become the seventh reinforcement for Burnley as he returns to the English Premier League this season.

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