Hart is ‘way ahead’ of Butland in battle to be England No.1, ‘keeping legend says

first_imgDavid Seaman says Joe Hart remains England’s undisputed number one despite the emergence of Jack Butland.Butland has impressed in the Premier League for Stoke this season and was given his chance to impress for the Three Lions in their final Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania.The 22-year-old claimed a clean sheet with a solid display and is being tipped to push Hart hard for his starting jersey, but Seaman insists he still has some way to go to oust the Manchester City star.“For me, Joe is number one by a long way,” the goalkeeping legend, who won 75 caps for England, told talkSPORT“He is a proper goalie. He is being tested every week, he has played big high-profile games.“Jack will get that eventually, he is sampling England games as well, so his experience will build. But, for me, Joe is way out there.”last_img read more