“We can talk for ages, Joe Hart is a great professional and a long-term England number one, in Euros, World Cups, I don’t remember many mistakes and remember some great saves, commanding presence, the same for ages at Man City, then to Torino.

“He came to West Ham conceded ten goals and then kept clean sheets for last three out of four. He’s taking it [the criticism] very good. But then it shouldn’t be the case like that [miss them when they are retired. When you’re 50, Joe you were great and should be happy, come on.”