Premier League leaders Manchester City are reportedly lining up a shock move for Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster. This is according to the report from The Sun which claimed that the Citizens want to sign the veteran shot stopper as a back-up to undisputed first choice goalkeeper EdersonMoraes.

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen is the current second choice goalkeeper at Manchester City but the club wants to send him out on loan next season as doubts remain over his reliability whenever Ederson is absent from the team.


Watford shot stopper Ben Foster is the latest football stakeholder to wade into long-running debate on who was the best player amongst the retired England midfield trio of Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes and Frank Lampard.

According to Ben Foster,Paul Scholes is a better player than either Steven Gerrard or Frank Lampard. Ben Foster said Scholes edged Gerrard a bit, while Lampard is in third position. Ben Foster played with the three ex-England players before they retired from football.

Ben Foster trained with Scholes at Premier League giants Manchester United, while Gerrard and Lampard were key members of the Three Lions of England when Ben Foster was called up to the team.

Veteran Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster believes that Manchester United legend Scholes is the best of the three though fans of Liverpool and Chelsea might disagree.


Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster has been left impressed by the quality shown by Aston Villa shot stopper Emiliano Martinez in the Premier League this season. Ben Foster was on Saturday Social last week to talk about how good Emiliano Martinez has been for Aston Villa this season. Ben Foster can't believe Arsenal sold Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa at the start of the season. The Argentine international was allowed to leave the Gunners last summer after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta could not guarantee him a spot in the starting XI ahead of Bernd Leno.


Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster was an absentee as the Hornets were beaten at home by fellow London team Queens Park Rangers (QPR). Ben Foster has been replaced by Austrian shot stopper Daniel Bachmann in the Watford game since he suffered an injury. He was missing for the 2-1 home loss to QPR in the London Derby clash played on Monday night in the English Championship. Ben Foster recently revealed on his YouTube channel that he would be out of actions for a few weeks due to a broken finger. He had played through the pain caused by the injury for five weeks and has decided to let the injury heal.

The 37-year-old shot stopper sustained the injury during warm-up of the league game with Rotherham United at the start of December 2020. Ben Foster played through the pain barrier until the Swansea City game. His last Watford appearance came during the away game at Swansea City, which ended in a 2-1 defeat for his team.


Swansea City star Jamal Lowe has been both remarkable and integral for the Welsh club's meteoric rise to second place in the Championship table this season. The Swans are playing in their third Championship season since they suffered relegation back in 2018 from the top-flight and are currently enjoying themselves as they look to secure promotion back to the Premier League.

Star forward Andre Ayew has also been in superb form for Swansea having scored eight goals so far this season. He is so joined by Lowe as the pair are the joint top scorers for the club.


On Wednesday night, Watford traveled to Bristol City and the two teams played out a 0-0 draw, to the displeasure of the Watford goalie Ben Foster who lashed out at his teammates and asked them to be more potent when it comes to scoring goals.

The goalkeeper believes his side did well to hold more possession for a large part of the game but was disappointed that the large chunk of possession they had was not able to help them secure the win they wanted.

Ben Foster Brought the Winning Habit to the Team

There are lots of players who have been capped consistently for their team due to their most consistent performances. English goalkeeper Ben Foster also has achieved the height of professionalism as he got the cap for his nation for the 8th time. He is a professional footballer and has played for many of the renowned clubs of English premier league like Manchester United, West Brom, and Birmingham City.

Currently, he is playing for Watford which is a championship club. He also is the captain of the club. Ben Foster holds the record of more than 1000 saves in the Premier League which is a historical record. The former Stoke City player also poses a great passion for cycling as well. In the current season also he is playing a leading role in getting forward with a winning strike. They have just beaten Black Burn Rovers for 3 goals to 1. His steadfast appearance in the field has made his team one of the most deserving contenders for the championship

Foster admits Watford’s confidence is down after Manchester City hammering

Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster has said that the team’s confidence is so low after the 5-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City on the road. The Hornets went into the game with a three-point advantage over 18th-placed Aston Villa, but they were unable to withstand the challenge from the Cityzens.
Speaking after the game, Foster told Sky Sports: “I don’t think we helped ourselves. I don’t think we did enough to do anything but what the result suggested. The confidence is so crazy – crazy low. I don’t know why it should be but you get into a state of trying to minimise as much damage as you can and it’s a dangerous way to do things. They’re Man City. They’re very, very good.”

Nigel Pearson reveals how Watford can escape Premier League relegation

Watford manager Nigel Pearson has said that his team must play with a high workrate through their remaining games in order to preserve their Premier League status. The Hornets have struggled for form since the league’s resumption after the coronavirus break and they recently succumbed to a disappointing 3-0 defeat at Chelsea.

Watford’s Luis Suarez attracting transfer interest – Miguel Alfaro

The agent of Watford striker Luis Suarez has confirmed that there is certainly interest from clubs around Europe. The Colombia international was signed by the Hornets more than three years ago and he has spent his time on loan with three different clubs. In the past two seasons, Suarez scored a combined 18 goals from 70 league appearances but he has taken his game to the next level this term with 17 goals in 29 outings for Real Zaragoza in La Liga 2.