Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 28 August 2014

Foster hails Johnson

Roger Johnson

Birmingham goalkeeper Ben Foster hopes key defender Roger Johnson stays at the club but conceded "everybody has their price".

Johnson, who joined Blues from Cardiff two years ago, has been linked with several leading clubs but Foster is keeping his fingers crossed he stays at St Andrew's for the foreseeable future.

The former Manchester United stopper said: "Roger is always key for us. He's been a huge part of our team. You see the teams he is linked with week in week out, and it's justified really. Some of his performances have been absolutely fantastic and he's a very big player for us."

Foster added: "With the amount of money some teams have, everybody has their price.

"We need him playing for us, doing the job he does for us. You can see the look on his face every game he plays.

"He loves it, he loves to be in front of the firing line and getting involved, so that will hopefully keep him at the club longer."

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