Date: 27th October 2016 at 4:25pm
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Patrick Bamford has scored goals at lower levels with MK Dons, Derby and Middlesbrough but the Chelsea striker, on loan with Burnley for the season, hasn’t managed one in the Premier League yet.

He’s confident once he breaks that duck he’ll get a run of them, telling the Burnley Express this has often been the case where he’s been.

‘It would be massive to score. Wherever I`ve been before once I get one goal there`s normally a few that follow. Once I hit the net once I`ll get on a roll again. I`ve scored against Premier League opposition before and I scored against Sunderland when I was younger so it`s not something that`s foreign to me. It`s all about getting a chance.’

During loans with Crystal Palace and Norwich last season (joining the Canaries after his season-loan with Palace was terminate mid-season) he didn’t manage a goal with him without one in 13-matches in the Premier League.

Bamford admitted he found last season frustrating but still learnt from those loan spells and hopes to get among the goals with the Clarets.

‘Last year I didn`t get much of an opportunity and it was a really frustrating year even though I learnt a lot from it. This year is about building on that and hopefully pushing on to scoring some goals.’

The 23-year-old went onto add he doesn’t feel undue pressure to score but knows it ‘would help a lot’ for him and Burnley if he could. This pressure would grow if he was starting but not scoring.

After the win against Everton last weekend Burnley head to Old Trafford for a match against Manchester United this weekend, a team he’s never played against before and hopes to this time with it one he finished by saying he’s looking forward to it with the pressure on the hosts.

‘There`s no pressure on us, I think all the pressure is on them with the way things have been going. It`s a good chance for us to give a good account of ourselves. It`s a massive stadium with a lot of history behind it. Everything associated with Manchester United as a club, paired with the fact that they`ve now got Jose Mourinho at the helm, makes it an exciting day.’

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