Barton makes Magpies move

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Newcastle have completed the signing of Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton for a fee of £5.8million.

The 24-year-old asked for permission to speak to Newcastle last week after both the Magpies and West Ham submitted bids of £5.5million or more.

Newcastle followed up their initial bid with an improved £5.8million offer, which has been accepted by the Blues.

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