Date: 9th August 2015 at 11:21am
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Norwich City are reportedly lining up a surprise move for ex-Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton.

The newly promoted Premier League side are considering offering the 32-year-old a deal at the club following his release from the Championship outfit towards the end of last season.

16 May 2015 - Barclays Premier League - QPR v Newcastle United - A dejected Joey Barton of QPR - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Barton, who won one international cap for England, scored one goal in 28 appearances in all competitions for Chris Ramsey’s side last season as they slipped out of the English top flight.

Having also played for Manchester City and Newcastle United; Barton has made it clear his desire is to return to the Premier League this summer, with the Canaries in pole position as manager Alex Neil looks to bolster his midfield ranks.

 
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