Burnley midfielder Joey Barton in talks with Rangers over free transfer to Ibrox

first_imgRangers are in talks with Joey Barton over a move to Ibrox, Press Association Sport understands.The midfielder has been visiting Ibrox and the club’s training ground on Saturday and is close to signing a three-year contract.Barton was a key player in Burnley’s Sky Bet Championship triumph but was only offered a one-year extension at Turf Moor and wants a longer deal.The 33-year-old linked up with Sean Dyche’s men last summer, scoring three goals and registering three assists in 40 games for the Clarets.Mark Warburton is keen to add the former Manchester City, Newcastle and QPR midfielder to his squad, as the Gers boss prepares for their return to the top flight of Scottish football. 1 Joey Barton celebrates Burnley’s Championship triumph last_img