Joe Hart woke up to 15 missed calls from Man City manager Pep Guardiola this morning.
The Torino keeper went through his usual routine of stretching, yawning and shampooing before checking his phone and discovering the barrage of calls.
Before listening to his messages, he quickly checked the Everton v Man City score and highlights before bursting into an controllable fit of hysterics.
Guardiola suffered his heaviest ever league defeat after the Toffees put four past City at Goodison Park on Sunday.
Hart’s replacement Claudio Bravo has now conceded 13 goals from his last 20 shots faced.
One of the City coaches, Lee Satchell, had this to say: “We encourage Claudio to play out from the back as much as possible.
“But he’s taken that to mean ‘forget all about saving shots and just pretend you’re a really deep midfielder’ the daft bastard.
“I can’t deny that we haven’t tried to contact Joe. Pep’s been ringing him throughout the night and I’ve sent him DM after DM.
“If you read this, Joe. Come back to us. Please.”
Man City are now in 5th position with local rivals just three points behind them with a game in hand.
Next weekend they’re up against in-form Spurs.
It’s rumoured Joe Hart has ordered five kilograms of popcorn for the occasion.
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