Ben Foster 'verbally signs' new Wrexham contract in private chat with Ryan Reynolds
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Ben Foster appears to have agreed to another year at Wrexham, at least Ryan Reynolds believes he's got a verbal agreement with the goalkeeper.
It was an emotional night at the Racecourse Ground on Saturday, with Wrexham earning promotion back to the Football League after 15 years in the National League.
Certainly things didn't start in an ideal way for Phil Parkinson's team, with Boreham Wood taking the lead inside 43 seconds, as they looked to spoil the promotion party in Wales.
However, after goals from Elliot Lee and Paul Mullin, the title was confirmed for the team, leaving co-owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney in tears.
They weren't the only ones emotional at full-time, with goalkeeper Foster explaining how Wrexham had felt like 'home' in his short stint back there.
He was brought in just a few weeks ago, due to an injury to Rob Lainton, coming out of retirement to save a vital penalty in the win over Notts County.
The 40-year-old is only signed on until the end of the campaign, which finishes next weekend away to Torquay United, but now it seems he might have to stay another year.
"You've been here before," Reynolds said to the former Watford keeper, referencing his loan spell in 2005, in their post match embrace caught on Foster's "The Cycling Goalkeeper" YouTube channel.
"We'll do it again next year," responded the player.
And Reynolds believes that's enough to tie him down to a deal, replying, "Yes! Alright, that's a contract. He said 'we'll do it again next year' and that's it - done. You just verbally signed!"
Later in the video, Foster goes on to say, "Will I stay another year? We’ll see, we’ll see."
It's a hell of a turnaround of thinking Foster in just a few months, after he turned down the advances of Newcastle United to come out of retirement earlier in the season.
He also could have joined Tottenham Hotspur on an emergency signing, after Hugo Lloris got injured, but it was Wrexham who got him to return.
Things could have even gone wrong for the Red Dragons, when he was called an 'eight week PR signing,' after they lost on Good Friday earlier this month.
However, he clearly has a great relationship with the club, its fans, and the owners, with Reynolds even stealing his match shirt during a press conference on Saturday.