Man City’s Joe Hart is finally back in the game – although fans aren’t sure he’s there to stay
Joe Hart is back in the game after returning to the first team asÂ Manchester City take on Steaua Bucharest in the second leg of their Champions League play-off.
The England goalkeeper was recalled by Pep Guardiola after being left on to warm the bench for the first three games of the season – and has been given the honour of captain.
The 29-year-old’s appearance isn’t likely to squash speculation over his future at the club, who are supposedlyÂ poised to complete the signing of Claudio Bravo from Barcelona.
Hart has been linked with a move away from City since losing his place to Willy Caballero, and many fans believe this match will mark his last with the club.
#JoeHart no matter what happens after today you will always be a city legend and hero to us and I pray u stay at the Etihad #HartLegend
— Levon Schulz (@kinglevron) August 24, 2016
Really hope hart has a really good last night. The blues that are there, give him the send off he deservesð
— shaunna carry (@92shaunna) August 24, 2016
Great to see Joe Hart in goal again, though probably for the final time. A fantastic reception awaits #mcfc
— Craig Daniel (@Craig_MCFC) August 24, 2016
So sad to see City legend Joe Hart playing his probably last game in a city shirt. Top class person and player.
— Thomas Nielsen (@Tommydiculous) August 24, 2016
Midfielder Yaya Toure also made his first appearance of the season against Steaua after being overlooked completely for the first three games.