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Barton aims jibe at Magpies hierarchy

May 29, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton has claimed he has not been offered a new contract because the club want a "younger, better, cheaper player", but accused the Magpies hierarchy of not wanting to "spend any money or pay any wages".

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Barton, 28, has a year remaining on his current Newcastle deal but his agent Wille McKay revealed earlier this week that he is not going to ...

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