Celtic bookies' favourites to land Patrick Bamford; Newcastle United second

Norwich's Patrick Bamford

Celtic, Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all said to be interested in Patrick Bamford.

Norwich's Patrick Bamford

Celtic have been made the favourites to sign Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford, by bookmakers BetVictor.

Celtic are believed to be considering signing the forward, who has a considerably amount of attention on him at the moment.

Bamford has been tracked by a host of Championship sides - including Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Norwich City's Patrick Bamford

BetVictor feel that it is Celtic who are leading the race, and they are rated as evens favourites to land the 22-year-old.

Celtic’s main rivals for Bamford are thought to be Newcastle (4/1), while Wolves and Fulham are both considered 6/1 shouts.

Queens Park Rangers and Villa are then 8/1 outsiders, while Hull City, Nottingham Forest and Leeds United are also given longer prices.

Patrick Bamford celebrates after scoring the first goal for Middlesbrough

Bamford looks set to move out on loan next term, as his chances of breaking through at Chelsea appear slim.

Bamford spent last season on temporary moves to both Norwich City and Crystal Palace, but he struggled to make an impact.

Norwich City's Patrick Bamford looks dejected after hitting the crossbar

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