Joe Hart could be axed by Manchester City this weekend to complete a miserable week for the England No.1.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he might dump Hart and give long-time reserve keeper Costel Pantilimon his Premier League debut in the deposed champions' Saturday lunchtime clash with Everton.

Hart blamed for two of Bayern Munich’s goals in ­Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League defeat at the Etihad stayed behind for extra training with Pellegrini and goalkeeping coach Xabier Mancisidor on Friday.

“I will decide tomorrow if he will start” said Pellegrini. “I won’t tell you now if Joe will play because the players don’t know yet.