Patrick Bamford says Leeds can improve

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Patrick Bamford fired Leeds United to the top of the Championship on Saturday.

15th December 2018, University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton, England; EFL Championship football, Bolton Wanderers versus Leeds United; Adam Forshaw and goal scorer Patrick Bamford of Leeds...

Patrick Bamford has told West Yorkshire Sport that Leeds United can get even better this season.

Leeds beat Bolton 1-0 on Saturday to move top of the Championship in what was their fifth successive victory.

The Whites, who now boast a six-point cushion in the automatic promotion places, have found themselves with a brilliant opportunity to return to the Premier League following a 15-year absence.

Marcelo Bielsa's side have caught the eye this season for not only their attractive brand of free-flowing attacking football, but also their relentless work rate off the ball.

 

And Bamford, who scored the winner on Saturday, claimed to West Yorkshire Sport that Leeds could potentially start 'blowing teams away' before long.

He said, when asked if there's more to come: "Yeah I think so. You've seen some games where we've put it together at 30 minutes at a time, 20 minutes here and there.

"It's just that consistency. There'll come a time where it all fits into one and there'll be a day when we just blow a team away."

The idea that this Leeds side aren't even in top gear is certainly ominous for their Championship rivals, but it's probably true.

Bielsa has only been in charge a matter of months, so constant progress should not be ruled out.

Bamford, a £7 million signing last summer, has only played half-an-hour of senior football since September due to injury, so he is likely to add another dimension to United's attacking for the rest of the season, fitness permitting.

Leeds United's Patrick Bamford under pressure from Swansea City's Mike van der Hoorn during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21,...

 

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