City keen to tie down star player.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is ready to open talks over a new four-year contract at the Etihad Stadium after assurances that he remains Manuel Pellegrini’s number one, according to the Daily Mail.
The England international’s future has come under some uncertainty recently after a slight dip in form at the start of the season and the arrival of summer signing Willy Caballero from Pellegrini’s old club Malaga.
The Argentine shot-stopper recently started games against Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City, but Hart still looks to be the first choice goalkeeper at the Etihad Stadium as the club look to tie him down to a new long-term deal.
The 27-year-old is City’s longest-serving player after Micah Richards left the club for a season-long loan move to Fiorentina, and it would no doubt be a big boost to keep this experienced member of the squad around for the future.
Hart has previously been regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League and perhaps the world, and City have shown their faith in him by making the decision to keep him on at the club, despite some individual errors in goal this season.