Chelsea's Patrick Bamford pleased with Middlesbrough loan

Patrick Bamford of England during the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifying match between England U21 and San Marino U21 at Greenhous Meadow on November 19, 2013
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Patrick Bamford admits that he would be happy to stay on loan at Middlesbrough from Chelsea until the end of the season.

Patrick Bamford has revealed that he would be happy to remain on loan at Middlesbrough from Chelsea until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old forward is currently on loan to the Championship side until January, following successful spells with MK Dons and Derby County last term.

Bamford has said that he is pleased to be working with Boro head coach Aitor Karanka, who was Blues boss Jose Mourinho's assistant at Real Madrid.

"I chose to come here until January because I wanted to keep my options open," Bamford told Sky Sports News.

"The way things are going at the moment I'm more than happy to extend the loan if the opportunity arises. I'm loving it here.

"A lot of the training sessions are similar to those at Chelsea, which isn't a surprise given the connection between the managers."

Bamford netted his first goal for Boro in Saturday's 4-0 victory over Brentford.

Boro player Grant Leadbitter in action during the npower Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on October 23, 2012
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