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Chelsea FC Transfer Rumours: Blues Bid For Hotshot Forest Prospect

Want Chelsea to be linked to a huge signing? Well too bad - we haven't been just yet. What we are doing, apparently, is going after prospects - specifically Patrick Bamford, an 18-year-old striker with Nottingham Forest who's made all of two substitute appearances. Here's the scoop:

Probably not the news #nffc fans were after - #Chelsea have made a 1m bid for Patrick Bamford. No guarantee Forest will sell though.. #CFC
Jan 29 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


I have never heard of John Percy before but he's with an actual news agency, so there's some credibility in there despite this news also being reported by the Daily Star. Anyway, I really don't know too much about Bamford besides from the fact that he has seven goals and three assists in his last two FA Youth Cup matches, which are numbers so odd it's difficult to believe them (but there are match reports for both!). He's an 18-year-old striker who is is apparently being chased by pretty much everyone, so if we could sign him that would be pretty neat. I'm going to stop talking now.

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