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#PremierLeagueStories – #JoeyBarton Accusses #TroyDeeney & #GlennMurray of Opportunism #WatfordFC #BHAFC

Joey Barton Newcastle United
Current Fleetwood Town manager and former Manchester City, QPR, Newcastle and Burnley player Joey Barton has criticised Watford skipper Troy Deeney and Brighton’s Glenn Murray for their selfishness and opportunism. He claimed that the reason both of those players were against the restart of the premier league was for their own financial benefits.

Joey Barton said “Glenn Murray and Troy Deeney are in a relegation scrap. If they don’t want to play, I understand it. Don’t play then. Stay at home. There will be a lot of young players at Brighton/Watford, desperate for an opportunity and who will fight to save their respective clubs. In my opinion, the only players/clubs who don’t want to go back, are the ones with either a relegation battle they want to avoid or nothing to play for. Every competitor wants to compete. Players have trained admirably through these crazy times, they deserve at least a shot. If Troy doesn’t want to play or doesn’t feel safe enough to, then that’s his choice. Let’s not kid ourselves about what is going on. Big money to be had in the premier league, who wouldn’t want another year of that towards the end of your career? Got to admire the opportunism. Massive bonuses for staying in the premierleague pro rata. Squad on huge bonus for survival. Hundreds of thousands of pounds per man. No wonder they want it null and voided. You can’t blame them.”

 

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