Former Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton will train with League Two newcomers Fleetwood Town instead working with current side QPR.
Barton will miss the first 12 games of the next campaign after his red card and violent reaction in the final game of last season against his other former employers; Manchester City.
He elbowed Carlos Tevez and kicked Sergio Aguero before attempting to headbutt Vincent Kompany as he left the field.
Barton said, via Twitter: "Looking forward to training with Fleetwood Town for the week. Will get a much needed sweat on…
"Still have 3 years left at QPR. Exciting times for the club, which I intended to be a part of. Need to get some fitness in the meantime…
"Fleetwood are a young club going places. 5 promotions already in the last few years. If I help some of their young players, great.
"Training with them will certainly help me with my short-term fitness and my plan on being as fit as possible during my 12-game ban."
Barton has also launched a new website which includes his thoughts on politics, football and life.
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