Goalkeeper Joe Hart believes England are starting to build momentum ahead of the 2018 World Cup and has played down concerns over being one of the older members of the squad. The West Ham loanee sat out Friday’s goalless draw with world champions Germany as Gareth Southgate preferred Everton stopper Jordan Pickford, but Hart returned to the starting XI for Tuesday’s friendly with Brazil that also ended without any goals. Southgate had to name a very youthful looking line-up for both matches at the national stadium due to a number of high-profile withdrawals. The likes of Pickford, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Dominic Solanke, Joe Gomez, Tammy Abraham and Jack Cork all earned their debuts and Hart admits he was impressed with their exploits. Hart insists he doesn’t feel any pressure at being one of the more experienced members of the squad and feels the youngsters stepped up against tough opposition. “It was certainly a night where we had to dig in. They are a fantastic team with so much attacking threat, but we minimalised their chances, and I had to be there when they did get them,” Hart told West Ham’s official website after the Brazil draw. “It doesn’t put any extra
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