Football: Hart to undergo West Ham medical test before loan move

England's goalkeeper Joe Hart jumps for the ball during a training session in Croissy-sur-Seine on June 12, 2017.
England's goalkeeper Joe Hart jumps for the ball during a training session in Croissy-sur-Seine on June 12, 2017.PHOTO: AFP

(AFP) - England international goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to have a medical examination with West Ham on Monday (July 17) as he looks to finalise a loan move from Manchester City, according to media reports.

The 30-year-old had been told by City boss Pep Guardiola that he could find another club, and he appears set for a season-long loan with the East Londoners after spending last season with Italian side Torino.

Hart, who has 71 England caps, is expected to have the option of making the move permanent, while City will pay some of his wages as part of the deal, according to the reports.

Hart is keen on regular first-team football, which would have been unlikely at City after the Eastlands outfit splashed £35 million (S$62.6 million) on Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes, who arrived from Benfica.

Hart has played over 300 games in all competitions for City since signing from Shrewsbury Town in 2006.