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Birmingham to end Ben Foster's Manchester United misery by sealing 6m swoop for keeper

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10 May 2010 00:37:30

Birmingham to end Ben Foster's Manchester United misery by sealing 6m swoop for keeper

Birmingham have agreed a £6million deal with Manchester United for goalkeeper Ben Foster. New lease of life: Foster will move to St Andrew's for £6m The two clubs held talks over the weekend and have struck a deal for the 27-year-old with a basic £4million being paid up front and the rest added according to performances and international caps. It ends a period of frustration for Foster who has struggled in the shadow of Edwin van der Sar and realised his days were numbered with United scouting Manuel Neuer at Schalke and, number one target, Hugo Lloris of Lyon in recent weeks. Foster said his goodbyes to teammates at Carrington on Saturday and will look forward to regular football at Birmingham from next season. Birmingham also hope to sign Rangers striker Kris Boyd over the next few weeks on a free transfer.  Man United want £6m for Foster as Birmingham come knocking for keeperBen Foster edges closer to Manchester United exit as Sir Alex Ferguson refuses to guarantee starts for England keeperManchester United boss plays down Wayne Rooney injury fears after England star limps off... againBolton 2 Birmingham 1: Owen Coyle's Wanderers show mix of new flair and old guts to see off CityBIRMINGHAM CITY FC


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