Hart ended the season as a Premier League champion, playing the clubâ€™s final 13 matches after re-establishing himself but not before a sustained period of uncertainty.
â€śThatâ€™s football â€” it is what it is,â€ť he said. â€śIâ€™ve got no right to play in every game whether thatâ€™s for Manchester City or England, I know that.
â€śIt was a bit more in the spotlight but I know that if your standards drop there are some very good players ready to take your place for both club and country.
â€śI just have to keep pushing myself to be the best.
â€śI just enjoy playing for my country. We have some fantastic talent goalkeeping-wise and have a great coach in Dave Watson. Iâ€™m fully aware that we have the likes of John [Ruddy], whoâ€™s doing well at Norwich in a difficult season, Ben [Foster] has had a fantastic season at West Brom, Fraser [Forster] has kept clean sheet after clean sheet for Celtic, while Jack [Butland] wasnâ€™t getting game time at his parent club [Stoke] but was willing to go out on loan and is doing well in the Under-21s.
â€śIâ€™m fully aware of whatâ€™s around me and itâ€™s an enjoyable position to be in. Iâ€™m just fighting hard to keep it.
â€śEverything is so individual these days. There is so much riding in so many different things, you canâ€™t really afford to look back or look forward. You have to live in the present and try to live every moment as you can.â€ť
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