Ben Foster had Wrexham players worried after his first training session
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Ben Foster played a key role in Wrexham winning promotion to the Football League, but that seemed unlikely during his first training session with the club.
Ex-Premier League goalkeeper Foster retired at the end of last season after a career spent at Manchester United, West Brom and Watford.
The 40-year-old couldn't stay away from the game for long though, and after 10 months off came out of retirement in March to join his first club, Wrexham.
Foster was brought in after starting goalkeeper Rob Lainton picked up a six-week injury, and saved a last-gasp penalty during a 3-2 win against promotion rivals Notts County.
The veteran impressed during his eight appearances for the Hollywood-owned club, although he didn't exactly inspire confidence during his first training session.
Wrexham teammate Mark Howard described Foster's first session as "a bit rusty" during an episode of the Fozcast but Wrexham star Ollie Palmer went even further.
"I'll tell you the truth - the ball has come into him and he's just pinged it out of play. Under no pressure. I'm like 'Who the f*** is this guy'", Palmer said on Foster's podcast.
"The ball has come into him and everyone is like 'yeah Fozz [Foster] is class'. England, Watford, Man Utd [his ex-clubs].
"And I'm talking a backpass that my daughter could kick back. So it comes back to him and he punches it - straight off the hill."
Barely able to contain his laughter, Foster confirmed: "That's a true story."
Wrexham have confirmed that they will hold talks with Foster "to establish if his intention is to return to retirement or continue playing."
The goalkeeper has admitted he doesn't know if he'll sign a contract extension for the 2023/24 League Two season.
"We won the league and did what we needed to do. I did what I needed to do anyway," he said on his YouTube channel.
"This is a special club. Am I going to do another year? Oh my god I do not know. I'm genuinely going to have to think about this, it's as simple as that.
"I've never felt this much love or welcomed as much as I have here at Wrexham. I've really enjoyed my eight games, we'll see as simple as that."