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PSG threaten action over Barton tweets

April 3, 2013
By ESPN staff
Paris St Germain say they will "take any action they deem neccessary" after Joey Barton used social networking website Twitter to liken defender Thiago Silva to an "overweight ladyboy''.

The Marseille midfielder, on loan from Queens Park Rangers, fired a series of verbal volleys at the Brazilian defender during PSG's Champions League quarter-final first leg draw with Barcelona on Tuesday night.

Barton was irked after Silva had referred to him in a press conference leading up ...

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