Joe Hart named in Manchester City squad for United States tour

Hart named in Manchester City squad for United States tour

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Benjamin Mendy, Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sane join Joe Hart in Manchester City's squad for this summer's International Champions Cup tournament.

Joe Hart may yet have a future at Manchester City after the Premier League champions included him in their squad to tour the United States. Overlooked for England's World Cup campaign, 31-year-old Hart has been in limbo since returning from a disappointing loan spell at West Ham. The goalkeeper is entering the final year of his contract at Etihad Stadium and had appeared likely to be moved on with Ederson and Claudio Bravo ahead of him in the pecking order. But the former Torino loanee has been granted a surprise opportunity to impress Pep Guardiola during the pre-season.

Riyad Mahrez meets Pep Guardiola on his first day at Manchester City Football Academy last week.

Jack Harrison included in youthful squad

World Cup winner Benjamin Mendy, new signing Riyad Mahrez and Germany outcast Leroy Sané join Hart in what is otherwise a youthful 28-man touring party. England Under-21 international Jack Harrison, who signed from New York City in January, could also feature on the trip.

City meet Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in International Champions Cup matches before returning home for the Community Shield clash with Chelsea on 5 August . They open their Premier League title defence away to Arsenal a week later.

Full Manchester City squad

Claudio Bravo, Joe Hart, Aymeric Laporte, Leroy Sané, Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy, Tosin Adarabioyo, Riyad Mahrez, Patrick Roberts, Jason Denayer, Daniel Grimshaw, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Douglas Luiz, Jack Harrison, Lukas Nmecha, Phil Foden, Aro Muric, Eric García, Nabil Touaizi, Brahim Díaz, Iker Pozo, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Benjamin Garré, Luke Bolton, Cameron Humphreys, Rabbi Matondo, Tyreke Wilson, Nathanael Ogbeta.


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