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Will Joe Hart come back to haunt Pep Guardiola next year?

There are some Premier League teams who want him...

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The Joe Hart Saga has been well documented, and the controversial decision made by Pep Guardiola to let the legendary Manchester City goalkeeper go away to Italy has been discussed at length.

Despite not being good enough for Guardiola, Hart has been very good for Torino, conceding just three goals during a current run of five unbeaten games by the Serie A side. Joe is quickly becoming a fan favorite in Turin, and after putting on a spectacular performance for England against Slovakia two weeks ago, Hart is starting to attract interest from a few important Premier League sides.

According to a report from The Sun, Hart is being watched and targeted by Chelsea and Everton, who could go after the 29-year-old next season. Both teams have very good goalkeepers at the moment, but the circumstances could change as the months go on, and Hart would have open doors to join another big club in the Premier League.

Chelsea have Thibaut Courtois, but the Belgian is constantly criticized for his (rare) mistakes, and after a couple of times that he would like to return to Spain and play for Atlético Madrid again, there is a chance he could be moving away from the London club next summer, and Antonio Conte would need a world-class goal-stopper. Enter Joe Hart.

Ronald Koeman arrived at Everton three months ago and signed former Fulham goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg. The Dutchman has been sensational so far this season, and he had the game of his life against Manchester City at the Etihad last Saturday, saving two penalties and making some incredible stops throughout the match.

Stekelenburg is 34 years old, however, and a spectacular season with the Toffees could earn him a transfer to a bigger European club and the last great contract of his career. If that happens, Koeman would need a very good keeper to replace the Dutchman. Enter Joe Hart.

If Claudio Bravo continues to make mistakes and Hart is amazing for another Premier League club next season, then Guardiola will have to admit he has made a mistake. Only time will tell.