Barton resumes training with senior side

Joey Barton has returned to training with the Newcastle first team, after being made to train on his own last week following a string of Twitter outbursts.

The north-east club shocked the football community when they chose to list the midfielder, who had a stand-out campaign last season, as a free transfer.

Willie McKay, Barton’s agent, claimed that his client had been ‘inundated’ with interest from top Premier League clubs, starting speculation that Barton was on the brink of a move away.

However, this newest development has sparked rumours that the 28 year-old could be ready to remain a Magpie.

The badboy has made no secret of his happiness in Newcastle, and could shock the world by remaining at Newcastle.

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