'A shameless buffoon!' - Barton ridiculed for Messi & Neymar claims

Former Manchester City man rinsed on Twitter after he claimed he was likened to the Barcelona superstars by the Scottish media...

Joey Barton is never far from headlines and, while many appreciate his honesty and forthright views, his latest outlandish comments have not gone down well.

Barton - Press compared me to Barca stars

Barton's short-lived spell in Glasgow with Rangers ended last month after a training ground bust-up, but he was keen to have his say, blaming the Scottish press for expecting too much from him.

He claims, though, that he was compared to Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar by the Scottish media were brutally ridiculed on social media.

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