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File photo dated 15-05-2016 of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. PA Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 18, 2020. Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed for Tottenham, the Premier League club have announced. See PA story SOCCER Tottenham. Photo credit should read David Davies/PA Wire

File photo dated 15-05-2016 of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. PA Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 18, 2020. Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed for Tottenham, the Premier League club have announced. See PA story SOCCER Tottenham. Photo credit should read David Davies/PA Wire

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File photo dated 15-05-2016 of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart. PA Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 18, 2020. Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed for Tottenham, the Premier League club have announced. See PA story SOCCER Tottenham. Photo credit should read David Davies/PA Wire

Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart insists he is ready to start again after joining Tottenham on a two-year contract.

The 33-year-old was a free agent after leaving Burnley at the end of the 2019/20 season. Hart will provide competition alongside Paulo Gazzaniga for regular number one Hugo Lloris.

"There's no getting away from it. It's been a difficult couple of years for me personally but I feel I've got so much to give," he said.

"I'm here to work as a team player, whether my name is on the team sheet or not it's a squad effort. I know what it takes to win titles and change a squad's dynamic for the better.

"I've got huge admiration for Hugo, one of the world's greatest goalkeepers. I feel like I'm starting again, I quite enjoy that feeling. My body is certainly ready.

"I love the idea of European football. You can't help but get excited by this club."