Alex Ferguson has come out and stated that Ben Foster will not be leaving the club in January and that he wants o hold on to the
Foster is still in the
After playing his second consecutive game for England in Qatar, Foster expressed frustration with his predicament, pointing out that while he was playing regularly for his country he was unable to play week in week out in a Man Utd football shirt .
That led to reports that Foster could move away from United in the January transfer window in order to earn a place in
Foster made his name during two separate loan moves to
"He has had a couple of bad mistakes in games but his performance level has been very good," added
"Ben is a strong lad. Without doubt he is
"But for a lad of 26 he has not had much game experience. That is the negative part for him and that is where maybe it will cost him his
"However, I am not protecting the lad because he is my goalkeeper but when I look at the abilities of the goalkeepers in the league who are English, I don't think they are as good as Ben Foster. It is as simple as that."
Written by Mark Ferguson, a sports writer who blogs about cheap football kits