Ex-QPR star believes Joey Barton still has a future at Loftus Road

first_imgFormer QPR striker Bradley Allen has told Sky he believes Joey Barton still has a future at Loftus Road despite being hit with a 12-match ban.Rangers are considering their response after the midfielder was found guilty of two acts of violent conduct following his sending-off in the recent match against Manchester City.It’s believed Barton may have played his last match for the club.But Allen said: “He’s got quite a lucrative long-term contract and if QPR wanted to get rid of him it wouldn’t be straightforward.“I think the manager is going to have to accept that he [Barton] is going to be out of action for some time. Hopefully he can make it up to the team, Mark Hughes and the fans.“I hope he can learn, continue to mature, put it behind him and move forward. Joey Barton is still a top Premier League footballer and has much to offer.”Wednesday’s QPR quiz: Bad boy BartonDoes Barton deserve to be sacked by QPR? Click here to voteSee also: Hughes to respond to Barton verdictQPR legend urges club to sack BartonFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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