Joey Barton pranked into thinking he was joining Manchester United
Controversial midfielder Joey Barton has revealed he believed a prank that he was a transfer target for Manchester United back in 2011.
The outspoken star, currently with Scottish Premiership side Rangers, is releasing an autobiography entitled ‘No Nonsense’, which seems a little ironic given that he fell for this trick by his agent.
On his way to signing for Queens Park Rangers in 2011, Barton’s agent Wille McKay claimed he’d got a call from then-United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
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