Joey Barton signs for Burnley after sending these hilarious tweets slagging off the town... 6 years ago

Joey Barton signs for Burnley after sending these hilarious tweets slagging off the town...

27/08/2015

Joey Barton has finally found a new home with Championship side Burnley FC.

The former QPR man has signed a one-year deal with the Clarets who are looking to bounce back to the Premier League after suffering relegation last season.

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Barton seems to be quite chuffed to be joining up with Sean Dyche's side...

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It sounds like the former Man City midfielder can't wait to get to Burnley, which is funny because barely a year ago it seemed like he wasn't the biggest fan of the mill town.

That's a bit of an understatement to be honest, judging by these rather colourful tweets after a Burnley fan lobbed a Coke bottle at his head at Turf Moor...

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What a difference a year makes, eh!