Wigan interested in Barton

WIGAN are interested in signing Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton and will move for him at the end of the season.

WIGAN are interested in signing Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton and will move for him at the end of the season. (The Sun)

Steve Bruce is aware Barton's move to Tyneside has not worked out and will offer the midfielder, 26, a Premier League lifeline if the Toon fail to beat the drop.

Barton would cost Wigan around �6million and boss Bruce could fund the transfer by selling full-back Maynor Figueroa who has impressed Manchester United.


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