QPR ready to cut Barton ties
It is thought the Loftus Road club will meet with Barton in the
next 24 hours to sort out his future.
The development comes after the 29-year-old to confirm he wants
to join the Ligue 1 side, while also complain at his treatment by
His relationship with the club has rapidly deteriorated
following his behaviour on the final day of last season against
Manchester City, with the temperamental midfielder currently
serving a 12-match ban for violent conduct.
Rangers stripped Barton of the captain’s armband as a result of
the incident and did not award him a squad number for the new
He has three years remaining on his contract in West London but
if he is granted a free transfer he could be on his way to
Marseille before the window closes on Friday, having been heavily
linked with the French side.