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QPR midfielder Barton: I've joined Marseille to win trophies

QPR midfielder Joey Barton says he's signed for Marseille to win trophies.

Barton has begun his Marseille career after being unveiled by club chiefs ahead of the Ligue 1 clash with Stade Rennais.

He told L'Equipe: "I come to Marseille to win trophies.

"I don't come for holidays or as a tourist. It is a challenge for me not only on professional level but also personally, discovering a new culture.

"Did I have other contacts? Yes, I talked to Fenerbahce and Valencia. But I didn't hesitate long when Marseille came, it was a good challenge for me."

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