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Trio tracking Barton

Gunners, Spurs and Potters all keen on Magpies midfielder

Last Updated: 02/08/11 6:32pm

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Barton: Coyle is a fan of the midfielder, but refused to confirm he would make an offer

Barton: Coyle is a fan of the midfielder, but refused to confirm he would make an offer

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Skysports.com understands Arsenal, Tottenham and Stoke have made enquiries about Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton.

Barton has been made available for transfer by The Magpies after the board's patience finally snapped following his fresh criticism.

Newcastle have confirmed the controversial midfielder can be signed on a free transfer, meaning the club are looking to offload his services as quickly as possible.

Despite the 28-year-old's past, a number of big-name clubs are keen on acquiring his services, with Arsenal, Spurs and Stoke all interested.

Talent

Meanwhile, Bolton manager Owen Coyle was quizzed on whether he would like to bring Barton to the Reebok and while he confirmed the midfielder is a talent, he stopped short on confirming his intent.

"He's a very talented player. We know that," Coyle told Sky Sports News.

"There's no doubt Joey will have very attractive offers because he's a talented player.

"We'll continue to bring the right players to football club. Hopefully I can have one or two new faces, ideally before the QPR game, but certainly before the end of the transfer window.

"Every manager is in the same boat. We're trying to improve our squads and trying to do the best business we can for our clubs."

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