January 22, 2021

Spurs signal former England goalkeeper Joe Hart on free switch – soccer



Tottenham Hotspur have signed Joe Hart on a free switch, with the previous England and Manchester Metropolis goalkeeper signing a two-year contract, the Premier League membership mentioned on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old left Burnley on the finish of his earlier contract in June, having made three appearances in all competitions final season after he discovered himself behind compatriot Nick Pope within the pecking order. Hart, who was capped 75 instances by England, will compete with first-choice keeper Hugo Lloris and Argentinian Paulo Gazzaniga at Spurs.

“We’re delighted to announce the signing of Joe Hart on a contract till 2022,” Spurs mentioned in an announcement.

Hart received the league twice with Manchester Metropolis however misplaced his place within the group after the appointment of supervisor Pep Guardiola in 2016. He later had mortgage spells at Italian facet Torino and West Ham United earlier than signing completely for Burnley in 2018.

He’s Spurs’ second signing of the switch window following the arrival of Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton in a deal reportedly value round 15 million kilos ($20 million).

Spurs completed sixth within the league and can play in subsequent season’s Europa League qualifiers. The brand new Premier League marketing campaign begins on September 12.