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Joe Hart not giving up on Burnley career

Joe Hart is still going to fight for playing time at Burnley.

The former England international is firmly behind Nick Pope in Sean Dyche's goalkeeper depth chart.

Hart is expected to leave in the summer, but until then, he is focused on winning minutes at Turf Moor.

"This lockdown has made me realise how much I want to play football," he said.

"All I want to do is be a big part of something. I understand I'm not going to be part of Real Madrid. I don't think I've lost the ability, but I know how football works. I just want to be a big part of a club and give my all to them. That hope burns through me.

"I'm going to try and get back in the team. And if I don't, there's always another transfer opportunity.

"There's no point in sulking. I'm still part of the squad. It gives you some power if you have a dialogue with the manager. It's important to have that when you're doing well. But it's even more important when you're not doing well."

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