This has to be the gamble of the season. West Ham are in pole position to sign Joey Barton for free and would be taking a huge gamble on the 29 year old if they sign him.
Brton left Queens Park Rangers at the end of last season when they were relegated and is currently a free agent. For al of Barton’s talents, the players disciplinary issues have made clubs weary of signing the player but West Ham have reportedly been in contact with the player as they look to make a deal hapen before the end of te tranfer window. While Barton might be a gamble, if it pays off, Barton might just work well for West Ham this seasn.
Aston Villa and Sunderland are also reported to be interested in Barton. a few clubs outsided England are also reportedly looking to move in on the forward