This is quite unsettling news (depending on your views of him), forget all the talk of Harty taking any spell on the sidelines “on the chin”, as some outlets are today quoting.
We are fortunate to know one or two people close to Joe, and they are saying something very different.
Such as Joe would ask to leave in January if he believes his England World Cup starting place is hanging in the balance.
Joe is such a single-minded individual and it’s worth recalling how hard he pushed for the exit door when Shay Given was keeping him out of the side.
If it does come to that, we’re not sure who the actual takers would be?
Malaga’s Willy Caballero would quickly come into the frame for Pellegrini.