Joey Barton rejects Crystal Palace switch

Joey Barton says that a move to Crystal Palace is not the right one for him at this time.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has revealed that he has turned down an offer to sign for Crystal Palace.

The 30-year-old, who spent last year on loan at Ligue 1 side Marseille, has started in all four games in the Championship this season, with the Hoops still unbeaten.

Despite being on the lookout for a new club, the once-capped England international could not be lured by the prospect of Premier League football at Selhurst Park by manager Ian Holloway.

When asked about a move to Selhurst Park, Barton replied: "They tried but it's not the right move for me and my family right now.

"Hope they stay up as I like Holloway."

West Ham United are also believed to be considering an offer.

Queens Park Rangers' Joey Barton in action during the match against Sheffield Wednesday on August 3, 2013
Read Next:
Barton turns down Palace move
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account