Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart could be back in action for their Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain on 6 April after recovering from a calf injury. The goalkeeper had to be taken off against Manchester United following an error by Martin Demichelis, when his backpass caught the England international off-guard and he injured his calf while clearing the ball.
The Mirror reports that the goalkeeper has a 50% chance of playing against PSG, but should be back in action for their Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion on 9 April. Back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero, who started their Premier League fixture against Bournemouth, has revealed that he does not have any idea about Hart's recovery, but will be willing to do a job against PSG if called upon when they travel to Paris.
"I haven't spoken to the manager about Paris, as we don't know about Joe's recovery," Caballero said and added, "I just tried to enjoy the game against Bournemouth on Saturday and hopefully if I get the opportunity, it will be a big chance for me to play in Paris. It won't be easy whoever plays. Paris are a big team, already the French champions, with some massive players, but we must be ready."
City made easy work of Dynamo Kiev in the round of 16 to make their first entry into the quarter-finals of the tournament. The Citizens have already won the Capital One Cup, but the Champions League is their only other chance to win a major trophy this season, having already gone 15 points behind league leaders Leicester City in the race for the title.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini is set to leave the club after the end of the season, with Pep Guardiola coming in to replace the Chilean, after completing a stint at Bayern Munich. This will also come as a massive boost for England manager Roy Hodgson, who is already without Jack Butland after the Stoke City keeper injured himself against Germany and had to be replaced by Southampton custodian Frasier Forster.