And Hart admits there may not be many other rivals for his shirt because of the number of foreign keepers in the Premier League.
Hart told the Daily Star Sunday: “It’s hard to get a chance in the Premier League for an English keeper.
“Clubs look all across the globe for keepers so it’s tough. It’s easier in other leagues because they don’t have that pulling power.
“Unfortunately that is just the way it is, although I have been lucky at Manchester City.”