Friday, August 26, 2011

Joey Barton Makes The Move To QPR

Joey Barton has today completed his move to the newly promoted side Queens Park Rangers. QPR, who have just been taken over by Tony Fernandes, might have made one of the signings of the summer. Joey Barton hasn't been in the good books at Newcastle as of late and a move elsewhere was the right decision for me.

QPR have proven, after an embarrassing opening day defeat, that they will not be pushed around by bigger clubs this season as they went to Goodison Park picking up three points while they were there. To be honest, out of the Swansea, Nowich and QPR, QPR have the best chance of staying up and they have only increased that possibility with the superb signing of Joey Barton.

Joey Barton, 28, has never been short of controversy in the past and the past couple of weeks have proved to be no different.

After weeks of tension between the Newcastle board and Barton, Barton started the opening game against Arsenal and in the space of 90 minutes, Barton had been stamped on, got slapped in the face and got a player sent off. That really sums up Joey Barton doesn't it?

If you forget about the negative headlines, Barton is actually a very talented footballer. Barton was influential for Man City before joining Newcastle where he proved yet again that he can play the game and no doubt he will be a success at QPR.

What do you think? Will this purchase increase the chances of Queens Park Rangers staying up?

I would love to hear any comments you may have.

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