QPR's Barton: No-one else like me in France

QPR midfielder Joey Barton says he's a one-off as far as French football is concerned. Barton has spent the season on-loan at Marseille.

QPR midfielder Joey Barton says he's a one-off as far as French football is concerned.

Barton has spent the season on-loan at Marseille.

"Honestly, out of 10, I would give myself a five or a six for this season," Barton told L'Equipe. "France is yet to see the best of me. I was chasing my best form after a long suspension, but I started to feel more myself after our matches against Lyon and Ajaccio.

"When I look at Ligue 1, I say to myself that if I can get back to my best form, there's no-one like me in France. There are lots of good midfielders who can do one or two things really well, but not everything.

"Either they can pass well, or they're imposing physically, but not both. I can pass, I can tackle and I can score. I haven't scored enough here this season. A midfielder should be aiming for between five and 10 goals a season. When I arrived, my aim was to be the best player in France. I didn't achieve that this season but I am yet to see anything to indicate that I can't achieve that goal."

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