Joe Hart: Why West Ham should move for the City keeper

West Ham United are set to offer Manchester City outcast Joe Hart a Premier League life-line.

The Sun are reporting that the Hammers are interested in signing Hart, despite his shaky form: he was arguably at fault for both free-kicks as England drew to Scotland, and has made a string of errors whilst on loan to Torino.

The Hammers face difficulty in stumping up the £18 million valuation that City have placed on the Englishman and are, instead, set to offer a loan-deal with a permanent transfer upon completion of a season.

They hope that this will be enough to convince City of their intent to actually buy England’s number one.


The Verdict

If Hart is to leave City for a Premier League side, this is the type of team that City would allow him to join: the Hammers are clearly not a title rival.

Besides, it remains unlikely that any of the top teams would consider Hart.

Slaven Bilic has tied Adrian, their current keeper, down to a new deal but there still linger doubts over his quality, whilst Darren Randolph was dropped following a string of weak performances.

Hart to West Ham makes a great deal of sense and would represent good business from both clubs if a deal was agreed.


Written by Michael Jones

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