Watch out when you switch agents in football, as Steven Taylor has just switched to have the same as Joey Barton – and guess what – Steven is now supposedly wanted by Marseilles.
Steven Taylor – going nowhere this summer
The news is in today’s Journal, and the Scot Willie McKay is Steven’s new agent, and he has high-level contacts in France – so is he trying to get Steven to move to France so he can get paid? Is that the job of a football agent these days?
It seems that Marseilles have been looking at the England U21 defender, and we wouldn’t be surprised if Joey Barton is the one who has been talking up how good Steven is at Marseilles.
But it seems that Marseilles’ interest in Steven is real, but we’d be very surprised if Steven wants to move to the south of France from his home town, even though the weather there is just a little bit better than in Newcastle.
Steven has three years to run on his current contract, and we think there’s just no way Steven is going anywhere this summer.
As far as Joey Barton is concerned, Harry Redknapp may want him back at QPR, and he may end up playing a second season in the Championship in four years, although he probably wants to make his move to the south of France club permanent.
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