MAN CITY: Goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to join Italian side Torino on a season-long loan.
The 29-year-old is currently training with the England squad ahead of two World Cup qualifiers but has been given permission to leave the camp and fly to Turin to tie up a deal, a source has told ESPN FC.
Hart is expected to have a medical on Wednesday before completing a move that will keep him at the Serie A side until the end of the season.
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