Kevin Phillips has told the Racing Post that the Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford will not score 15 to 20 goals in the Premier League this season. The front former Aston Villa has also predicted Leeds to fight for survival in the Premier League, although he thinks the team of Marcelo Bielsa finish above the bottom three. Phillips made the remarks before the match of the Premier League between Villa and Leeds at Villa Park on Friday night.
Former English international striker told the Racing Post: “Bamford has contributed objectives. Will you be a prolific scorer in the Premier League to get from 15 to 20? I do not see it “. Phillips added: “I see probably scrapping relegation. Whether mid-table finish, I think they’ll survive. Half of the table probably a bit much for me, unless they can start converting these possibilities more regularly. “
Bamford – which cost Leeds £ 7 million in transfer fees which they signed from Middlesbrough in the summer of 2018, as reported by Sky Sports – is doing well at the moment.
The front former Chelsea and Nottingham Forest has scored three goals and provided an assist in five games of the Premier League for whites so far this season, according to WhoScored.During the 2019-20 season, the 27-year-old scored 16 goals and provided two assists in the Championship Leeds, according to WhoScored.Bamford has proved his critics wrong, and striker could end up scoring 15 goals in the Premier League and make sure that Leeds will not go down to the Championship.