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Ibrox side Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has taken another swipe at Celtic.....this time via Brendan Rodgers.

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Joining Rangers means that a player is automatically disliked by Celtic fans, but Gers midfielder Joey Barton certainly seems intent on making sure that nobody on the green half of Glasgow likes him much.

The 33-year-old, who joined Rangers on a free transfer last month after helping Burnley win Premier League promotion this past season, made headlines at the weekend after claiming that Scott Brown was nowhere near his level.

Two days on and the former Premier League man has now aimed a barb at Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers, questioning his managerial record.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers poses with the Celtic shirt after the press conference

The ex Liverpool and Swansea City manager was named as Ronny Deila's replacement at Paradise this summer, restoring a huge sense of optimism at the club following an underwhelming couple of years in which Celtic failed to reach the Champions League.

It is the 43-year-old's fifth club, and Rangers man Barton suggested that Celtic fans' reaction to the appointment was a little OTT considering he is yet to win a major title in management.

Barton's medal collection is hardly bulging, having won the Championship on two occasions, and some Hoops fans reminded him not to throw stones in glass houses.

Burnley's Joey Barton celebrates promotion

QPR's Joey Barton (R) and Sandro in action with Newcastle United's Sammy Ameobi

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