Toon star Barton set for Pompey?

STRUGGLING Portsmouth are planning a �4m raid on Newcastle for midfield star Joey Barton.Pompey, knocked out of the FA Cup by lower-league Swansea this weekend, see the combative Barton as the leader that the team needs.

STRUGGLING Portsmouth are planning a �4m raid on Newcastle for midfield star Joey Barton.

Pompey, knocked out of the FA Cup by lower-league Swansea this weekend, see the combative Barton as the leader that the team needs.

Boss Tony Adams was expected to make a bid for Barton, who has had numerous brushes with the law and served time in prison, today.


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