Report: West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart wants move abroad

Joe Hart of West Ham United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Ham United at John Smith's Stadium on January 13, 2018 in...

Joe Hart has struggled at West Ham after joining on loan from Manchester City.

Joe Hart of West Ham United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Wigan Athletic and West Ham United at DW Stadium on January 27, 2018 in Wigan, United Kingdom.

West Ham United loanee Joe Hart is considering a move abroad to reignite his declining career, according to the Sun, as he remains stuck on the substitutes bench at the London Stadium.

Now in his thirties, Hart is losing a grip on his career in the Premier League after joining the Hammers on loan from Manchester City for the entire 2017-18 season back in the summer.

West Ham United's English goalkeeper Joe Hart (R) goes over to give his shirt to a fan after the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Wigan Athletic and West Ham United at...

It has also scuppered his chances of being England's number one goalkeeper at the World Cup in Russia this summer, with Jordan Pickford or Jack Butland expected to replace the former Shrewsbury Town stopper as number one.

The £120,000-a-week ace is expected to look abroad for his next career move, now, after impressing on loan with Serie A side Torino during the 2016-17 season. He is expected to run down the final year of his Manchester City contract with another loan move to a European side.

Should West Ham make a permanent offer?

Quite simply, no. For what Hart is earning and what he would cost, he is too expensive to be warming the bench with the east Londoners as Adrian continues to show him how it is done as the Hammers number one.

Adrian of West Ham United instructs his team during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Watford at London Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England.

The only way in which Hart can show David Moyes what he is capable of, and indeed England boss Gareth Southgate, is if Adrian suffers an immediate dip in form or suffers an injury.

But if he is to earn a permanent deal and England's number one jersey, he must significantly improve from his performances earlier in the season which saw him dropped by the former Manchester United manager.

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