Pellegrini fails to back under-pressure Hart

Hart's status as the club's first-choice goalkeeper will again be placed under the spotlight this week, after he gifted Fernando Torres a last-gasp winner at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The England shot-stopper's latest gaffe of an error-strewn season came following a mix-up with centre-back Matija Nastasic in the 2-1 defeat, as he came to collect a header from his team-mate and missed, allowing Torres to slot home.

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