Bristol City keeper James: Man City's Hart already better than Real Madrid No1 Casillas

Bristol City goalkeeper David James feels Manchester City's Joe Hart is destined for greatness. James is a big fan of England's No1.

Bristol City goalkeeper David James feels Manchester City's Joe Hart is destined for greatness.

James is a big fan of England's No1.

He told The Sun: "I can see Joe being England's No 1 for many years, like Iker Casillas in Spain. The difference is that Joe is a better keeper than Casillas.

"I was at Manchester City when Joe joined. I think we had about a week together.

"But with England, I have seen close-up what type of player he is.

"He is a great lad – not an a**ehole. I love the guy.

"He was around the squad at the World Cup but obviously Rob Green played the first game against USA and I came in after that.

"But physically and technically, Joe is far superior to me.

"Beyond Pepe Reina, I don't see anyone better than Joe Hart. He can do all the stuff you expect from a top, top keeper.

"How old is he? 24? I made my debut for England at 27. But I only played one game before I was 30 and the other 52 after that.

"Joe has time on his side and is on the verge of big things with Manchester City."

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