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Barton: Chances of new contract “slim to none”, but Pardew still hopeful.

June 30th, 2011 | 35 Comments |

Joey Barton: Hasn't spoken to other clubs yet.
Joey Barton: Hasn't spoken to other clubs yet.
Joey Barton has now confirmed that any chance of contract talks being renewed are “slim to none” and that he was never offered any renewal on his existing deal. He also added that he would like to stay in the Premiership, but has not been in contact with any other clubs as yet.

This confirms what Barton’s agent, Willie Mackay, was saying back in May:

“I had a meeting with Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias and club secretary Lee Charnley and they have indicated Joey will not be offered a new contract.

“Joey will continue to be a Newcastle player next season and then he will leave on a free transfer at the end of his contract.

“Joey would have loved to have extended his stay at Newcastle, but unfortunately it is not to be.”

Now Barton has backed this up on his Twitter page. When asked by Twitter user Craigy Robertson: (more…)