NEWCASTLE midfielder Joey Barton will undergo surgery on a fractured metatarsal today as he faces up to missing the start of the new Barclays Premier League season. The £5.8million summer signing is expected to be sidelined for six weeks after suffering a partial break during Saturday’s 1-1 friendly draw at Carlisle.
New Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton will miss the start of the season after fracturing a metatarsal in Saturday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Carlisle.
Newcastle new boys Joey Barton and David Rozehnal are settling in well after their trip to Austria. The 24-year-old former Manchester City midfielder and the Czech international defender, 27, got to know their Magpies team-mates during a training camp at Stegersbach.