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Barton moves to Marseille as Mbia replaces him at QPR

Joey Barton has completed his move to Marseille with Stephane Mbia heading the other way to QPR.

29-year old Barton has joined the French club on a season-long loan whilst 26-year old Cameroon midfielder Mbia has signed a two-year deal with the R's.

"I am now a player for L'OM. What a birthday present! Cannot wait to get going. #allezL'OM," Barton tweeted.

"I would also like to thank @tonyfernandes and @Amit_Bhatia99 for making this possible. Good luck to everyone at QPR for this season."

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