Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has admitted that he does not see a future for himself at the Etihad.
In an interview with BBC Sport recently, the England international stated that he is well aware that he’s currently surplus to requirements at City and is not in the picture.
I’d say I’m pretty much surplus to requirements at my parent club at the moment. I’ve got to be realistic. I love that club and I’ve always said that as long as they wanted me, I would be there.
Hart has been spending the season so far out on loan with Torino in Serie A, where he has caught the eye with some impressive displays between the sticks.
City boss Pep Guardiola opted to loan Hart out for the season as he looked to change the playing style of the club, signing Claudio Bravo from Barcelona after being dissatisfied with Hart’s technical ability on the ball.
I’m up for a fight – I’ll fight my corner all day – but if you’re not going to win then there is no point in fighting, especially someone (Guardiola) as powerful as that at Manchester City. I know it’s nothing personal on me, he’s not that kind of guy.
Both Bravo and Willy Caballero have been somewhat underwhelming for City this season, but it doesn’t look as though there’s any chance of Hart making a comeback at the club.
The 29-year-old will hope to keep hold of his number one shirt at international level with England despite the ongoing situation at City.