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Charlie Adam backs Joey Barton to 'cruise it' at Rangers

Burnley's Joey Barton

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers signed Joey Barton from Burnley earlier this summer.

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Former Glasgow Rangers midfielder Charlie Adam has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 21st July, that Joey Barton should ‘cruise it’ at Ibrox.

Barton was signed by Rangers from Burnley this summer, and he is the highest profile player to move to Scotland during the latest transfer window.

Burnley's Joey Barton

The 33-year-old is expected to have a vital role to play at Rangers, and Adam thinks that the former Newcastle United man will impress.

“He should cruise it,” Adam said, when asked whether Barton would be a hit at Rangers.

“He’s a good quality player and he’ll do well there. There’s a lot of expectation for them, because they have spent a bit of money.”

Barton made his Rangers debut earlier this week, after coming on as a substitute against Annan Athletic.

Joey Barton of Burnley

The midfielder played his part, as Mark Warburton’s side picked up a victory in the Scottish League Cup.

Barton is still searching for full fitness, as he has missed much of pre-season, but he should be back in peak condition by the time Rangers’ league season gets underway.

The Glasgow side will make their return to Scotland’s top flight with a match against Hamilton at Ibrox.

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