Joe Hart undergoing medical ahead of his transfer to Tottenham this summer

Joe Hart undergoing medical ahead of his transfer to Tottenham this summer

- Joe Hart set for Tottenham move this summer

- The 33-year-old is currently undergoing medicals at the North London Stadium

- Hart became a free agent after his contract expired with Burnley last month

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England international Joe Hart is on the verge of joining Tottenham Hotspur on a free transfer in the next few days.

The former Manchester City shot-stopper is currently undergoing medicals ahead of a shock transfer move this summer.

Hart became a free agent after his two-year contract with Burnley expires last month and BBC Sport's Simon Stone already confirmed the news.

According to The Times, the North Londoners were said to have opted for Hart to complete their homegrown player quota. However, he will have to take a pay cut before he can think of joining Spurs.

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Tottenham are not willing to give him anything more than £35,000 - £15,000 lesser than what he earned at Turf Moor.

The publication reveals that Premier League has a standing rules which stipulates that clubs must name no more than 17 overseas players in their squads of 25.

Mourinho was limited to naming just 21 players in his league squad in February with just four English-bred stars on board. However, the Hart's addition will add to the balance.

The duo of Michel Vorm and Jan Vertonghen left Tottenham Hotspur after the league season concluded last month.

Vertonghen joined Benfica on a three-year deal after eight seasons at Spurs, while Hart will take Vorm's place.

He will battle Argentine keeper Paulo Gazzaniga in the fight to displace club captain Hugo Lloris as Mourinho's No1.

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Joe Hart undergoing medical ahead of transfer move to join Tottenham this summer

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Spurs are likely to be hit with plenty of midweek fixtures when the domestic season resumes and Hart will provide some experience and depth to their options between the sticks. earlier reprted that Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is plotting a surprise transfer move for Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Winks this summer.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager recently completed the signing of Nathan Ake and Ferran Torres from Valencia.

He has now made Winks, who signed a new five-year contract with Spurs only last year under former boss Mauricio Pochettino his latest target.

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