Manchester City are set to send England international goalkeeper Joe Hart to Torino, the player’s agent has claimed.
Joe Hart’s agent says the Manchester City goalkeeper will join Torino amid speak of a loan deal towards the Serie A club.
Hart has been pushed down the pecking order at the Premier League side following the appointment of Pep Guardiola and also the purchase of Claudio Bravo from Barcelona.
The England international experienced an emotional farewell when he was created captain for the Champions League play-off second leg against Steaua Bucharest, but looks set to leave City right after ten years at the club.
Hart’s representative Jonathan Barnett mentioned the 29-year-old has agreed to join Torino, with a season-long loan anticipated.
“Yes, Joe Hart will play for Torino,” Barnett told Tuttosport. “It is performed.
“The goalkeeper said yes for the club and now Manchester City has given its green light.”
Hart is on international duty with England, who face Slovakia inside a World Cup qualifier on Sunday, but manager Sam Allardyce plans to permit players time off to complete transfers ahead of Wednesday’s deadline.
“I’m sure if there’s anything in the pipeline that Joe will tell us that this may possibly come about,” Allardyce told a news conference on Monday. “We can get ready for it just in case it does.
“We’ll address the players currently that, for something in that region, for us to know as immediately as you can and take care of it as speedily as we possibly can.”