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Bonus dispute forced Barton exit
November 29, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Barton, 29, has attracted controversy throughout his career and was placed on the transfer list in the summer after criticising the club's board on Twitter, but the midfielder has revealed he believes his exit to be a consequence of refusing to agree to a bonus proposal.
Speaking to the QPR podcast, Open All R's, Barton said: "Newcastle, as a playing squad, were the only club ...