Barton spent a week in jail on remand over New Year after an incident in Liverpool and has been using a helicopter to travel to training at Newcastle since he was bailed.
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The ex-Man City player has not played since before Christmas and is currently out on bail having been charged with assault.
He is due to appear in court in March, but one of his bail conditions is a 7pm curfew.
Kevin Keegan: "We've got lads to come back for Arsenal and I'm looking forward to Joey Barton coming back as well."