For Warren Barton, the absence of the team’s owner from the club’s matches has been terrible and he should be more responsible for his squad
Newcastle United is on 19th place in the English Premier League standings with only two points.
The team is one of three squads which haven’t win a single match this season.
The Magpies have only drawn twice and lost six games so far.
And for former defender Warren Barton, the team’s owner Mike Ashley should take better care of his club.
“He has done a lot of harm by being away and hiding and not being in his seat when the fans are upset,” Barton told the Coming Home Newcastle podcast as echoed by The Chronicle Live.
“Show that you do care, show that you are going to be there. I went through a time where my performances were bad and the fans were booing but I never hid and they respected me for that.”
“If you are having a bad time, don’t hop on the train to London or on the plane to Marbella and face the music,” he added.
“But if you are going to do that, give Rafa some leeway and some money and be proactive.”
“The fans may not like you at the end of the day but they will respect you for doing that,” Barton continued.
“But what they won’t respect is that when times are hard you go and sit on your big yacht.”