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Barton at it again, tears into ‘soulless’ City on Twitter

Marseille midfielder Joey Barton
Barton… Fink

Slight maniac, eminent tweeter and occasional Marseille midfielder Joey Barton launched a scathing attack on his former club Manchester City while Roberto Mancini’s men struggled to a 0-0 draw at Sam Allardyce’s West Ham United, accusing them of surrendering their soul and identity in exchange for the corporate buck. Here’s what he had to say…

This Man City is not the peoples club I left. This is a billionaire emirati families plaything. No soul just corporate greed. #enjoy

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

Just an extension of their wealth. Like they give a shit about the fans. I lost respect for their fans when the took back Tevez with open…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

arms after his self imposed exile. He even had the audacity to celebrate a goal with a golf swing in front of you all. And you lapped it up

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

arms after his self imposed exile. He even had the audacity to celebrate a goal with a golf swing in front of you all. And you lapped it up

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

Fickle, fickle, football fans… #howsad

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

He even had a pop at the players…

Considering they could have any player in the world with the money they’ve got. They have got some shite players Man city…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

Just put sky sports 4 on. How many of this Man City team would get in Barca’s? Just not exciting for a team with more cash than sense

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

If I had their money on football manager, I’d build a well better side… #FACT

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 3, 2012

Does Barton have a point, or was it merely a bitter diatribe from afar? Have your say in the comments section below…