Man City boss Pellegrini: Pantilimon better than Hart

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini commented on his goalkeeper issues after their 7-0 thrashing of Norwich City.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini commented on his goalkeeper issues after their 7-0 thrashing of Norwich City.

After a number of errors this season, England goalkeeper Joe Hart was dropped in favour of Costel Pantilimon, and the Romanian did nothing to harm his cause on a quiet afternoon.

Pellegrini said: "My duty is to see, every week, which are the best players to play every game. We have a lot of games.

"This game, I thought Joe needed a rest. I think it will be useful for him.

"He has played every match for the last two and a half years here.

"We will work hard behind Joe so he can return to his normal performance level as soon as possible but (against Norwich) I thought the best goalkeeper was Pantilimon, nothing more."

 
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