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Man City keeper Hart not planning to mentor Butland

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart says he won't be mentoring Birmingham City youngster Jack Butland while they're away with England.

Butland is England's third-string keeper, despite not making his first team debut for Blues.

Hart told Absolute Radio: "No, I wouldn't want to mentor him, I'd help him in any way possible, but Jack's got his own route that he's going to take and I'm sure it'll be a successful route. I think he knows, I've known him for a couple of years now, he was there at Birmingham, he knows that if ever required I'd be there for him, but I don't think he really needs it if I'm honest. Like you say, he's got immense potential and he just needs someone to let him show it."

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