Picture taken on April 5, 2013 of Marseille's Bristish midfielder Joey Barton waving to fans after the French L1 football match Olympique of Marseille (OM) v Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille.
When I came, my idea was to become the best player in France. I was not this season, but I didn't see anything that would make me believe I could not become the best.
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Gignac wants Barton to stay
full preparation, when you are clear from injuries, you are in a better shape. "On the pitch, I feel now better physically and mentally." Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac says he would like English midfielder Joey Barton to stay at the Ligue 1 club. from SoccerWay Read more »
Barton and Anigo commited to L'OM project
Sporting Director José Anigo have both said they intend to join Élie Baup in extending their deals at the Stade Vélodrome. Joey Barton and José Anigo look poised to extend their contracts with Marseille after a successful campaign which has seen the club qualify from French Football League Read more »
Barton dreams of OM title win
Barton has said he hopes to show Olympique de Marseille fans "the true Barton" and bring the Ligue 1 title to the Stade Velodrome if he remains at the club next season. Both Barton and OM have frequently stated their hopes of extending the English midfielder's from French Football League Read more »
Marseille Keen On Keeping Joey Barton Says Coach Elie Baup
@insidefutbol Thursday, 16th May, 2013 Marseille head coach Elie Baup has reiterated his desire for English midfielder Joey Barton to stay at the Stade Velodrome, adding that "there is no question" when it comes to the player’s talents. Barton joined the Ligue from Inside Futbol Read more »
Amazing trick shots at the Emirates Stadium
Luis Suarez go down as easy as some fans think he does? What does it feel like to shoot Joey Barton in the face (with a football, we hasten to add)? What more can you do at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium in the middle of the week? Courtesy of TalkSport and STR from Soccerlens Read more »