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Report: Manchester City agree Serie A loan for Joe Hart

Hart's future might finally be set

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The future of Joe Hart is finally set.

According to multiple reports in England, the Manchester City goalkeeper will spend next season on loan at Serie A club Torino, after City gave the green light to a deal struck on Monday between Hart's agent and the Italian side. Hart has been given permission by the English FA to leave England's training on Tuesday to fly to Turin for medicals and contract signing.

Joe Hart's agent spoke to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, and he confirmed a deal is in place for his client:

"Yes, Joe Hart will play in Turin. It's done. The goalkeeper said yes and City have given the green light."

Source: Tuttosport via City Watch

Manchester City and Torino agreed to share Hart's wages during next season. The Italian side will pay £50,000 while City will take care of the rest of Joe's £140,000 weekly salary. The announcement could be made on Tuesday as soon as Hart passes his medical.

After falling to third in Pep Guardiola's pecking order, behind Willy Caballero and new signing Claudio Bravo, Hart decided to leave City after 10 years at the club to play regularly at Torino. Guardiola's decision is certainly controversial, and only time will tell if Hart's move to Italy was a good idea for the Citizens.