Warnock says he doesn't believe Fabio Capello will pick Barton for England - and that delights everyone at Loftus Road.
The Rs boss said: "I don't think Joey has a cat in hell's chance of getting in the England team, not until Capello leaves. Things have already been said and I'm quite delighted about that because he'll be with us.
"I can't see him playing for England this year but in the future, any player playing well enough, any England manager would be foolish not to pick him.
"The current manager has made it clear he won't be picking Joey, which delights me, because the fewer games the better.
"It's not for me to tell Fabio Capello his job - otherwise I would have got England to the World Cup Final!"