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Ray Wilkins states if Joey Barton will be a good for Glasgow Rangers

Burnley's Joey Barton celebrates promotion to the premier league

Mark Warburton made Joey Barton one of his top targets for Glasgow Rangers and the midfielder is expected to complete a move to Ibrox soon.

Burnley's Joey Barton gestures to fans before the parade

Ray Wilkins has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show, which was broadcast on 23rd May, that Joey Barton will be a brilliant signing for Glasgow Rangers.

Barton is reportedly undergoing a medical with Mark Warburton’s side today, ahead of a proposed move to Ibrox.

Burnley's Joey Barton celebrates promotion to the premier league

Barton, himself, has posted on Twitter that the move from Burnley to Rangers was a tough decision, but he could not turn down the opportunity to play for the Glasgow giants.

The 33-year-old is expected to sign a two-year contract with Rangers, in what is a considerable statement of intent for Warburton’s newly promoted side.

And Wilkins said: “People might have thought he would like a bash at the Premier League, but going up there will be remarkable for him. They’ll love him up there, because of the way he plays.

“With his drive and his attitude, you know what the people of Scotland are like, they want you to have a work ethic. I would have to say, on the pitch, he’s done his business.”

Burnley's Joey Barton

Barton played a key role in helping Burnley earn promotion to the Premier League last season, but the Clarets were only willing to offer him a one-year extension.

Rangers were prepared to give him more security, and Barton is now set to make the move to Scotland.

Barton’s arrival is Rangers’ fourth signing of the summer already, following deals for Accrington Stanley pair Matt Crooks and Josh Windass, and the signing of Jordan Rossiter from Liverpool.

Rangers are expected to continue to invest in the coming weeks, with Niko Kranjcar one of the targets edging closer to completing a transfer to Ibrox.

Burnley's Joey Barton

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