Marseille unsure on Barton

Marseille coach Elie Baup admits he is unsure if Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton will return to the club this summer.

Last Updated: 08/07/13 at 13:18 Post Comment

Joey Barton: Facing an uncertain future

Joey Barton: Facing an uncertain future

Barton has expressed his desire to rejoin Marseille after a successful spell on loan at Stade Velodrome last season.

Marseille are thought to be keen on signing Barton on a permanent basis if he can free himself up from QPR by cancelling his contract at Loftus Road.

Baup admits Marseille and Barton have agreed a deal, but says everything depends on QPR with the 30-year-old still having two years to run on his contract in London.

"Joey Barton's comeback? I do not know how it will evolve," Baup told L'Equipe.

"The club and the player agreed about the challenge ahead, but he still belongs to QPR."

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