The former OM footballer, 38, will be tried on Monday for injuring a woman, possibly his wife.
While domestic violence (finally) concerns public opinion in France, constrained by the increase in cases in recent months, Joey Barton will be tried for an attack of this kind.
English media reported on Sunday that the former England midfielder, 38, is suspected of causing a head injury to a woman. It was reported that it would be his wife, Georgia McNeil, without this information being confirmed by the authorities, specifies Metro.uk.
The former player of OM, Manchester City or Rangers had the reputation of a rough footballer, guilty of many faults on the field. The events unfolded last month, The Metropolitan Police said, at a house in Kew, southwest London.
Joey Barton is the manager of the Bristol Rovers (League Two).