A report by The Guardian claims that Manchester City goalkeeper, Joe Hart is set to join West Ham on a season long loan.
The English shot-stopper is set to have a medical in the coming which will be the last process in his move to London.
The 30 year old would have preferred to move away from the Citizens on a permanent basis but with the World Cup coming next year, he needed some regular Premier League action which the Hammers will be giving him next season.
Hart spent last season on loan with Serie A side, Torino after Pep Guardiola brought Claudio Bravo to replace him as the first choice keeper at the Etihad.
Despite playing in Italy for the first time, the Englishman gave a decent performance keeping five clean sheets in 36 league appearances for the Italian outfit.
He was instrumental in helping Torino secure a ninth place finish this season. Torino wanted to retain the 30 year old’s services for this season as well but due to money constraints and Hart’s desire to stay in England, the move wasn’t successful.
It is understood that Manchester City will continue to pay some part of Hart’s salary. The Hammers have an option of making his loan move permanent at the end of the upcoming season.
Slaven Bilic’s side have been widely criticized for conceding too many goals and the goalkeepers were to be blamed it.
Both Darren Randolph and Adrian struggled to find form and hence the signing of Joe Hart could be a master stroke by the London based club.
Hart has immense Premier League experience having lifted the Premier League title with Manchester City in the past which will be beneficial to the squad.
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