Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rolls-Royce Hart Is Revving Up Torino

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rolls-Royce Hart Is Revving Up Torino

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CITY outcast Joe Hart has been labelled a 'Rolls-Royce' goalkeeper at his new club Torino.

Hart was part of the backbone in the Blues' rise to the top of English football, but was instantly surplus to requirements under new manager Pep Guardiola.

He was sent to the Serie A club on a season-long loan with Barcelona keeper Claudio Bravo drafted in as his replacement.

The Chilean has been the focus of criticism, getting caught out, then sent off in the defeat at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.

Hart, by contrast, has flourished in Italy with new team-mate Joel Obi saying: "To have a goalkeeper like him changed the mood in the dressing room. We felt like we'd bought a Rolls-Royce and the confidence level went through the roof. …

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