Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Hart: It Would Be a Pleasure to Play under Guardiola

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Hart: It Would Be a Pleasure to Play under Guardiola

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JOE Hart says it would be a 'pleasure' to play under Pep Guardiola and that talk of him coming to City is 'unavoidable'.

The Bayern Munich boss looks to be heading to England when his contract with the German giants expires in the summer, and it seems certain that his destination will be the Etihad Stadium.

And in an interview with CNN, goalkeeper Hart has given his tentative backing to Guardiola being a future manager of the Blues.

"It's unavoidable, we all see it, we're not stupid," said Hart.

"At the same time we accept that you hear stuff that is so totally not true every day about each other or other people or people you know, so, there's a lot of stuff around football, that's why it's such a successful sport and such a big business.

"All of us are in the mindset that stuff goes on around us, but our goal is to win things and be involved in the moment.

"I'm sure he'd be a pleasure to play under but right now I'm more than happy to play under Manuel (Pellegrini) and (England boss) Roy Hodgson.

"I'm happy under the manager I'm with at the moment for both club and country.

"I'm pleased to work for them. I'm glad that they've picked me as their goalkeeper so I'm happy as I am. …

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