SEAN Dyche believes Joe Hart still has the hunger to improve after his shock move to Burnley.

The 31-year-old signed a two-year-deal at Turf Moor, with the option for a further year, and is part of the squad that has travelled to Turkey for the Europa League third qualifying round game with Istanbul Basaksehir.

Hart has endured a difficult couple of years, losing his place in the England squad after disappointing loan spells away from Manchester City, at Torino and West Ham United.

But after speaking to Hart, Dyche believes he still has the desire to improve his game.

"He’s in good shape and clear minded. He's still hungry and got a desire to be the best he can be," the Clarets chief said of his new goalkeeper.

"If he's playing well he’ll earn the right to play. He’s clear-minded. He knows he’ll have to earn it. He's bought into it."

It could be a baptism of fire for Hart tomorrow night in Istanbul, but he isn't short of European experience from his time with Manchester City.

Tom Heaton isn't part of the squad as he continues to battle a calf injury and while Hart has only had two days with the club, Dyche doesn't expect it will take him long to settle in.

"The depth of his experience means he won’t be easily fazed. He’s another top goalkeeper," he said.

"He’s new to the group. We know how easy it is to fit in with us so no problems there.

"He’s been around enough over the last few years, at City with changes and players."

Hart will compete with Anders Lindegaard and Adam Legzdins for a start in the Fatih Terim Stadium, but regardless of whether he makes his debut Dyche insist he hasn't guaranteed anybody the No. 1 shirt.

The return from injury of Heaton and eventually Nick Pope, who only recently dislocated his shoulder, will further add to the competition for a starting spot in goal.

But Dyche said: "I don’t do No 1s and all that business. It’s whoever is looking good or right. Tom can’t be available because of the rules."

Hart is one of three new arrivals at the club this week, with the latest being Matej Vydra from Derby County, who followed Ben Gibson in.

Vydra, who joined for a fee understood to be £11m, was the Championship's top marksman last season and Dyche believes he can complement the existing strikers at the club.

"He’s different to the strikers we’ve got. He offers a different positional sense," the Turf boss said of the 26-year-old.

"He can work off the shoulder or in a No 10."

Vydra has had a taste of the top flight before, scoring three goals in 23 games for West Brom in 2013/14, but Dyche insists he's ready for his second chance and has been impressed with his character.

"He’s slightly more rounded now. He’s well travelled and he’s very strong-minded," he said.

"There is a strength of character there. He made it clear this summer by not going to a number of different places this summer."

"He’s a bit behind the curve fitness-wise so he’s got to catch up."

The transfer window shuts at 5pm on Thursday, two hours before the Clarets kick-off in Istanbul.

On any further deals being done before then, Dyche said: "This compromises it slightly. It’s an interesting day to have a game, but you never know."