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19th Sep, 2016 | 10:10am

Joey Barton gives three-word reply when asked about Rangers future on Monday

By Harvey Byrne

Joey Barton has replied to a question asking whether he will remain a Rangers player with a three-word reply: “I think so.”

The 34-year-old midfielder was suspended from the club following a a training ground bust-up with team-mate Andy Halliday last week.

He returned to the club on Monday morning to hold talks with manager Mark Warburton and Sky Sports have revealed on their official Twitter account that Barton believes he will stay at the club.

It was reported by the Scottish Sun on Monday that the outspoken midfielder must apologise to Warburton in order to save his career at Ibrox.

Following the training ground feud it is stated that Barton further angered the club on Friday by giving an unsanctioned live radio interview, telling his side of the story.

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The experienced player joined Rangers in the summer, agreeing a two-year deal from Premier League side Burnley.

However, his career has not been short of controversy with spells at Manchester City, Newcastle, QPR and a loan stint in France with Marseille glittered over his 14-year professional career.

Barton had featured in eight games for Warburton’s side before the incident and was considered a key part of the Ibrox midfield.

In other Rangers team news, Ibrox fans responded with mixed reactions on Twitter after Barton revealed his turn of events.