Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart will return to the England starting eleven for the friendly game against Germany on Tuesday.
Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini says Hart will miss out on the home Champions League tie with CSKA Moscow.
Manuel Pellegrini believes goalkeeper Joe Hart has vindicated the faith of his club and international manager in the past fortnight.
Manuel Pellegrini believes England boss Roy Hodgson is right to back Joe Hart - but won't confirm when he might return for Manchester City.
England goalkeeper Hart lost his place in the City side after a series of errors, sitting out recent Premier League and Champions League games.
That raised further questions over his position in the national side but Hodgson - although revealing he intends to look at other keepers this month - has made clear Hart remains his number one.
Hart has not played since his last-minute mix-up with Matija Nastasic condemned City to defeat at Chelsea a fortnight ago but will start one of the upcoming friendlies against Pellegrini's native Chile or Germany.
Pellegrini said: "I am happy, absolutely - he deserves to be in the squad."
Watch the full Champions League press conference by Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini ahead of the Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirms Joe Hart will miss Tuesday night's Champions League match against CSKA Moscow.
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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has been passed fit for this weekend's Premier League trip to Swansea.
The England international suffered a back injury in last Saturday's victory over West Ham.
City otherwise have no injury or suspensions with striker Sergio Aguero and midfielders David Silva and James Milner having returned from hamstring problems against the Hammers.
Provisional squad: Hart, Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Richards, Kompany, Lescott, K Toure, Nastasic, Clichy, Kolarov, Sinclair, Nasri, Silva, Barry, Y Toure, Garcia, Rodwell, Aguero, Tevez, Dzeko, Razak.