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Joe Hart looks ripped as he puts in the hard yards in the gym

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Joe Hart has revealed the results of a gruelling workout schedule through a series of Instagram posts as he searches for a new club.

Hart is a free agent after being released by Burnley back in June at the end of his contract at Turf Moor.

The former England No 1, a veteran of four international tournaments and two-time Premier League champion with Manchester City, has spent lockdown building his strength in a bid to find a new club.

Joe Hart has been hitting the gym hard as he searches for a new club after leaving Burnley

Joe Hart has been hitting the gym hard as he searches for a new club after leaving Burnley

The 33-year-old shared an array of pictures across social media of him working out hard

The 33-year-old shared an array of pictures across social media of him working out hard

The former Manchester City goalkeeper has been linked with an array of possible new clubs

The former Manchester City goalkeeper has been linked with an array of possible new clubs 

Hart is a two-time Premier League winner with City and also has 75 England caps to his name

Hart is a two-time Premier League winner with City and also has 75 England caps to his name

Hart said on his Instagram post: 'With hard work and trust in yourself there are no limits'

Hart said on his Instagram post: ‘With hard work and trust in yourself there are no limits’

Hart shared a series of impressive workout pictures that showed off his gym-honed physique to his 1.2million Instagram followers. 

The 33-year-old’s caption read: ‘All I can do at this moment is push the guy in the mirror…. You dream. You plan. You reach.

‘There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.’

The shots were taken by Sharon Latham – Manchester City’s former club photographer.

Latham left the club at the same time Hart went on loan to Torino, following Pep Guardiola’s arrival at The Etihad in 2016.

Hart has made 75 appearances for England throughout the course of his career

Hart has made 75 appearances for England throughout the course of his career 

Hart left Manchester City back in 2016 - he won the Premier League twice with the club

Hart left Manchester City back in 2016 – he won the Premier League twice with the club

Hart, who has played 75 times for England, left Torino to play for West Ham before joining Burnley in 2018.

However, the impressive form of Nick Pope restricted his opportunities this season. Hart has played just three times – all in cup competitions – since that fateful Boxing Day in 2018 when Everton slotted five goals past him.

That was the turning point in Hart’s Burnley career as Sean Dyche replaced him with Tom Heaton and then Pope this season. 

It didn’t help his case that Burnley subsequently embarked on an eight-match unbeaten run – winning five – with Heaton between the posts. 

The goalkeeper has been linked with Celtic, Leeds and West Brom as well as the MLS

The goalkeeper has been linked with Celtic, Leeds and West Brom as well as the MLS

Hart has since been linked with a move to Celtic, Leeds and West Brom. The out of favour goalkeeper was also on the radar of Arsenal before Emiliano Martinez endeared himself to Arsenal in their FA Cup victory against Chelsea. 

Sheffield United could another potential destination as they may need to replace Dean Henderson, should he return to Old Trafford from his loan deal. 

Former England team-mate David Beckham could also hand Hart the chance to move abroad as a transfer to new MLS outfit Inter Miami has been mooted.  

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Roma to make Man Utd final offer for Chris Smalling after eight months of haggling over £18m transfer fee

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ROMA are readying one last move for Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling, according to reports.

The ex-England international was a hit last season on loan in the Italian capital.

Smalling made 37 appearances on loan at Roma

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Smalling made 37 appearances on loan at RomaCredit: Alamy Live News

But having been unable to come to an agreement that would have extended his stay even for the resumed Europa League last month, Roma are now refusing to match the Red Devils’ £18million valuation.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Roma’s final offer will be a £1.8m loan, with an obligation to buy for £12m and a further £900k in 2022.

Club chiefs are readying themselves to be turned down, however, especially after manager Paulo Fonseca angered United bosses by admitting that he was in regular contact with Smalling, 30.



The Roma boss said: “I am confident Chris will return to Rome.

“We are working on Smalling. I am always in contact with him, even yesterday I spoke with him, he wants to come back and we want to have him back.

“I think that in the next few days we could have him back here with us.”

Roma chiefs are now considering backup options, with Galatasaray defender Marcao, 24, and Torino star Armando Izzo, 28, on their wishlist.

Smalling, meanwhile, has been reporting for training at Carrington.

Smalling was one of a number of United stars to head to Italy last year

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Smalling was one of a number of United stars to head to Italy last yearCredit: Reuters

The United veteran, however, has been arriving earlier than his team-mates and training alone.

Should Roma fail with their final bid, Smalling could be offered another Old Trafford escape route.

SunSport exclusively revealed last week that Inter Milan are eyeing up the 31-cap star as a potential loan signing.

Chris Smalling says he has no regrets about joining Roma

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Bournemouth test their players for coronavirus after a late request by Manchester City

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Bournemouth have tested their players for Covid ahead of Thursday night’s League Cup clash with Manchester City, Sportsmail has learned.

The Cherries decided to bring in testing despite both clubs initially not deeming it necessary.

As previously reported, a number of Premier League clubs have offered to pay for their opponents to conduct the tests, while others have not. 

Bournemouth's player will be tested for Covid-19 - at the club's expense - ahead of their Carabao Cup tie against Manchester City on Thursday night

Bournemouth’s player will be tested for Covid-19 – at the club’s expense – ahead of their Carabao Cup tie against Manchester City on Thursday night

Bournemouth sold defender Nathan Ake to Manchester City for £41m over the summer

Bournemouth sold defender Nathan Ake to Manchester City for £41m over the summer

Following discussions, City offered to pay for the Cherries – relegated from the top flight last season – to bring in testing. 

But the south coast club decided to stump up for it themselves and were tested this morning. They are hoping to receive the results before they set off for the Etihad Stadium tomorrow.

Bournemouth played at Middlesbrough, whose manager Neil Warnock has tested positive for the virus, on Saturday in front of 1,000 fans.

City and Bournemouth hold a strong relationship. In the summer, Pep Guardiola’s side paid £41m for Cherries defender Nathan Ake and Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn is a lifelong City fan.

Dominic Solanke (No 9, centre) scored in Bournemouth's 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough

Dominic Solanke (No 9, centre) scored in Bournemouth’s 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough 

1,000 spectators were in attendance for Saturday's Championship fixture at the Riverside

1,000 spectators were in attendance for Saturday’s Championship fixture at the Riverside

Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the game

Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the game

Premier League players are tested frequently but that is not the case in the EFL, unless players have been on international duty.

On Tuesday night it emerged that West Ham manager David Moyes and tested positive before their match with Hull City, along with Hammers players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen, while Tottenham’s clash with Leyton Orient was called off when the majority of the League Two Os squad did likewise. 

Spurs had paid for the tests, while Hull declined West Ham’s offer to pay for theirs.

As reported this morning, Premier League clubs have been split on whether to pay for their opponents’ testing. 

City’s cross-town rivals United did not fork out for tests for Luton’s players, ahead of last night’s fixture at Kenilworth Road.

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Liverpool new boy Thiago refuses to touch famous ‘This is Anfield’ sign after Fernando Torres chat

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Thiago is endearing himself to Liverpool fans on and off the pitch already, revealing his respect for an important club tradition. 

The £25million signing from Bayern Munich was followed by a camera crew on his first day at Anfield when he was unveiled. 

He stopped underneath the famous ‘This is Anfield’ sign above the tunnel leading out to the pitch explained that he learned about it from former Liverpool No 9 Fernando Torres. 

Thiago Alcantara spoke about respecting the tradition of not touching the 'This is Anfield' sign

Thiago Alcantara spoke about respecting the tradition of not touching the ‘This is Anfield’ sign

The midfielder heard from Fernando Torres about how important the sign is at the club

The midfielder heard from Fernando Torres about how important the sign is at the club

Torres, pictured here with Rafael Benitez, opted to touch the sign when he joined the club

Torres, pictured here with Rafael Benitez, opted to touch the sign when he joined the club

‘As I heard once from Torres, this remains ever the place we pass by, for four more years [in my case],’ Thiago said.

‘And to touch this symbol we have to deserve it and to win as many trophies as we can.

‘That’s why today I will not. I will respect this tradition.’ 

Thiago, 29, is an impressive individual with the ability to speak fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and German and clearly has educated himself on all things Liverpool prior to joining. 

Thiago wants to win things with Liverpool before he allows himself to touch the sign

Thiago wants to win things with Liverpool before he allows himself to touch the sign 

The club’s new No 6 is yet to play his first game at Anfield but given his record as a serial winner, fans will be hoping he will be able to touch the sign before long. 

Thiago has won seven Bundesliga titles, two LaLiga crowns and the same number of Champions Leagues. 

He dazzled on debut in the 2-0 win over Chelsea, despite giving away a penalty that Alisson duly saved from Jorginho. 

Despite only playing 45 minutes, the Spaniard out-passed every Chelsea player. He made 75 passes after coming on for Jordan Henderson and pulled the strings, albeit against 10 men. 

He may have the chance to play for Liverpool at Anfield for the first time on Thursday in the home Carabao Cup clash with Lincoln City or Jurgen Klopp could wait for Monday’s Premier League game against Arsenal.  

The 29-year-old completed 75 passes against Chelsea, more than any of the Blues

The 29-year-old completed 75 passes against Chelsea, more than any of the Blues 

The Spaniard helped his side to a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge to keep up the unbeaten start

The Spaniard helped his side to a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge to keep up the unbeaten start

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