West Ham appear to be edging ever closer to confirming the signing of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart.

The England international passed his medical with the club today ahead of an initial loan deal, and according to BBC journalist Simon Stone, Hart is likely to join up with the rest of West Ham’s squad in Austria very shortly.

The Hammers have just one game left in their current training camp, and that is against Fulham in three days. So, this suggests that Hart will instantly secure his switch to West Ham before jetting off to Austria to meet his teammates.

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images Sport

Hart has endured a difficult year since the arrival of Pep Guardiola at City. He spent last season on loan at Torino and struggled, and will hope to revitalise his career at the London Stadium.