Foster leaves door open for England return

Newly unveiled West Brom keeper, Ben Foster, has stated that he would play for England again, if Fabio Capello was desperate for his services.

The Birmingham City No. 1, who is on loan at Albion, took an indefinite retirement from international duty last season, choosing to instead focus on prolonging his club football in the top flight.

Despite some impressive form last season, Foster was unable to keep the Blues in the Premier League, and was linked with a move away from St. Andrews for the majority of the summer.

Foster commented: “I’m happy with the way things are. I’m enjoying just playing club football.”

“At the moment, I play my club football, I go home and have time with my family. That’s absolutely brilliant. That’s how I operate best as a footballer,” Foster added.

However, the 28 year-old did say that if anything should happen to current Three Lions No.1, Joe Hart, he’d think about returning, noting: “But if something does happen to Joe, and the manager gives me a call and says ‘we’re desperate for you to come back in’ then I can consider it. I can always consider it.”

The new Baggies No.1 starts the Premier League season against former club, Manchester United, on August 17.


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