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Warnock encourages Hart to embrace club football

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Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has encouraged Joe Hart to focus on his Burnley career following his performance on Sunday.

Burnley ran away 2-1 winners at Cardiff to condemn the Bluebirds to a fourth successive Premier League defeat in 2018-19.

The scoreline did not tell the full story, however, as Burnley spent much of the game under pressure and had to rely on Hart’s heroics in goal.

“I thought it epitomised the whole game that Joe Hart got man of the match. Even I was clapping the save from [Josh] Murphy. It was a fabulous save,” Warnock told FourFourTwo reporters.

“I think he should just let it go now, really, and concentrate on enjoying his game.

“Gareth doesn’t play like Burnley do, it’s a different ball game and I think Jordan Pickford is better at playing it out from the back and being a sweeper.

“I didn’t see that very often today. I had to laugh when I heard Sean [Dyche] saying about our long-ball game – I don’t think they kept it more than two seconds at the back.”