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As has long been suspected, Manchester City goalkeeper will not start for England against Chile tomorrow evening. Instead that honour will go to either John Ruddy or Fraser Forster.
Despite sitting out tomorrow’s friendly, Hart is expected to feature against Germany next week.
The report goes on to claim that Manuel Pellegrini’s decision has angered some of the players. In fact that perennial quote-machine “club source” has been at it again, claiming, “Pablo is the ultimate professional. He is so influential on the pitch and in the dressing room that there was a sense of shock at that.”
Then again, if either club simply pays his £29.4million release-clause the German could well be on his way to the Premier League, unless a new contract is swiftly signed with Jurgen Klopp’s side.
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