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Mark Noble: “Fantastic Hart deserves more respect”

West Ham’s captain thinks Joe Hart deserves more respect.

Joe Hart is really close to a loan-move to West Ham and West Ham captain Noble says he’s excited to have the England international play alongside him. He also thinks Hart should have been treated better at Manchester City.

“In my opinion, [Hart] has been a little bit hard done by in recent years,” Noble told Sky Sports.

“He has been fantastic for England and for his club for the last 10 years and he probably deserves a little bit more respect.

“I’ve known Joe for a long time, we played for England Under-21s together years ago.

“He is obviously a fantastic goalie but at the minute he is not our player.

“We have got two really good goalies [Adrian and Darren Randolph] here so it would be more competition for them.”

West Ham’s only summer signing is also a former City player – Pablo Zabaleta.