Reliable journalist: Rangers midfielder returns to full-time training
By Harvey Byrne
Joey Barton will return to full-time training with Rangers following the conclusion of his disciplinary procedure, according to a reliable journalist.
The 34-year-old midfielder had not featured for the Ibrox side since a training ground bust up with team mate Andy Halliday.
However, according to Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol, the controversial midfielder is set to make a return to Mark Warburton’s side, as reported on his personal Twitter account.
Joey Barton has been told he will return to full-time training with Rangers after conclusion of disciplinary procedure
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) November 2, 2016
Barton is no stranger to controversy after receiving the Premier League’s second largest ban of 12 matches following his actions after a red card against Manchester City, as well as serving jail time during his Newcastle days.
However, the Ibrox club are looking for a contribution from all of their players as they attempt to close the gap on league leaders and fierce rivals Celtic.
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The Gers are currently second in the Scottish Premiership and sit nine points behind the Hoops, playing a game more.
Rangers are currently in good form having suffered just one defeat in October in the Scottish League Cup semi-final against Celtic.
They won their most recent match 3-0 against Kilmarnock and will travel to Ross Coutny on Saturday, who are second from bottom in the table.