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Pardew rubbishes transfer links.

December 22nd, 2010 | 183 Comments |

Carroll and Barton set to stay.
Carroll and Barton set to stay.
The good news today, even though I personally expected it, is that the rumours linking Joey Barton with a move away form Newcastle appear to be false.

Alan Pardew has today reiterated that no players are for sale in January, and that includes the likes of Joey Barton and Andy Carroll – both of whom have been targets for speculation in the last few days.

This will no doubt come as a blow to the press who will now have to suffer the fate of stirring up some new rumours, but the mantra of the club should, and will, remain as it was under Hughton the Great. The lines back then were to not believe everything you read in the papers, which is common sense to some, but that mantra looks set to be continuing under Pardew.

Joey Barton is happy at Newcastle, or at least he claims to be, and that is part of the reason why Pardew is confident that he will be losing no players in January. (more…)