David Moyes confirms he plans to recall West Ham United keeper Joe Hart... but Adrian is number one for now

Joe Hart speaks during an England press conference on the eve of their international friendly match against Spain at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on November 14, 2016 in Enfield,...

West Ham United goalkeeper Joe Hart has seen his place in David Moyes' team come under threat.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

David Moyes has confirmed to the Guardian that Adrian will continue in goal for West Ham United.

Adrian has impressed in West Ham’s last two matches against Manchester City and Chelsea.

The Spanish stopper managed to keep a clean sheet against Antonio Conte’s side at the weekend, as West Ham picked up an unexpected victory.

Moyes has now hinted that Adrian will retain his place for West Ham’s midweek match against Arsenal, but he does plan to recall Joe Hart in the future.

Joe Hart of England in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between England and Slovenia at Wembley Stadium on October 5, 2017 in London, England.

“Hart will play a lot of games this season, I’ve got no doubt about that,” Moyes said.

“[Adrian kept a] clean sheet, didn’t make any mistakes, so I’d have to say on that I would think so.”

Hart knows that he will have to break back into West Ham’s team, if he is to go to the World Cup with England.

Joe Hart of West Ham United wamrs up prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at London Stadium on December 9, 2017 in London, England.

Gareth Southgate has already suggested he won’t pick players who are not featuring for their club sides.

Adrian does have possession of the number one shirt at the moment though, and if David Moyes’ side continue to impress, Hart could face a tough task to break back into the team.

West Ham’s win over Chelsea has pushed Moyes’ side up into 18th place in the Premier League table, and eased some of the pressure which was building on Moyes at the London Stadium.

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