Barton claimed that the Scottish Premiership champions made a move for him before he completed his switch to Glasgow Rangers.
The Gunners' former striker is preparing to come up against his former side in the EFL Cup.
Liverpool face Derby County tonight in the EFL Cup third round.
Alvaro Arbeloa will reportedly make his West Ham debut against Accrington.
Leeds United will face Championship rivals Blackburn Rovers in the EFL Cup on Tuesday evening.
West Brom's under-23 side beat Aston Villa last night.
Jermain Defoe is set to miss out on playing in Sunderland's EFL match against Queens Park Rangers.
Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side have made the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently.
Everton are set to take on Norwich City in the EFL Cup third round this evening.
Glasgow Rangers and Celtic players find themselves in Chris Sutton’s Scottish Premiership Team of the Week.
Landon Donovan has surprised MLS by coming out of retirement to rejoin the LA Galaxy for the rest of the season. The club confirmed the news on Thursday.
Try not to think of it as a debate. Try to think of it as couples therapy. Two people with irreconcilable differences fighting for custody of a child that most people have given up on.
Jeremy Corbyn has predicted he can unite all wings of the Labour party in a shadow cabinet in the likely event that he wins the leadership election.