Agent: No talks yet between Joe Hart and Manchester City about his future

TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 26:  Joe Hart of FC Torino gestures during the Serie A match between FC Torino and AC ChievoVerona at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on November 26, 2016 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Joe Hart is almost certain to leave Manchester City permanently at the end of this season, as he remains unfancied by Pep Guardiola, whose specific requirements for a goalkeeper saw the England international axed last summer.

In Italy, there has been talk of Hart joining Torino on a permanent deal, possibly as a makeweight in a move for striker Andrea Belotti.

However, with Premier League clubs also keen on signing the 29-year-old, his representative, Jonathan Barnett has confirmed that there have been no discussions on his future yet.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Barnett, director of the Stellar Group player agency, said, “(His future) is not something we’ve discussed with Manchester City.”

“There are plenty of conversations to be had with them but there will be lots of options open to Joe because he’s one of the best goalkeepers in the world.”

A long list of English clubs have been mentioned as suitors for Hart, including Chelsea, Liverpool, Everton and West Ham. With the futures of both Petr Čech and David Ospina in doubt, Arsenal could also consider Hart if they need a new shot-stopper. City are expect to demand up to £20 million for a player under contract until 2019.

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