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Man City's Pellegrini suggests Hart yet not ready for Premier League action

Joe Hart was back in the Manchester City side for Wednesday night's Champions League clash with Viktoria Plzen.

The England international conceded twice as City eventually won 4-2 at home which has led manager Manuel Pellegrini to believe that perhaps he is not ready to return to the Premier League line-up just yet.

Costel Pantilimon has made three league appearances since Hart was dropped in late October and Pellegrini indicated that could be the way it remains at least for the upcoming weekend.

"He did very well, we will see - we are talking about Champions League, not Premier League yet," he told Sky Sports.

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