Barton said: “I’m a million miles away from where I want to be. If you sit down and ask any footballer, they will say the same thing. You’re never happy with your game.
“I could have 50 successful passes, and I’ll hit one bad ball, and that’s the only one I’ll remember. If you’re a perfectionist, you only remember your mistakes, and you work the next day at trying to eradicate them.”