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Watford goalkeeper Foster: Gomes deserves FA Cup final start

Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster says he's happy to step aside for Heurelho Gomes for Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester City.

The 36-year-old is adamant he should not be starting at Wembley.

Instead, Foster wants Watford head coach Javi Gracia to stick with former Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, who at the age of 38 has played every game in the competition so far.

“The FA Cup was Gomie's and it would just be wrong now to take it away from him," says Foster to the Evening Standard. “He deserves it. When a goalie has played literally every round, then that is his thing.

“I knew that going into it from the very first round that he was going to play in the cups. That is cool with me, at least everyone knows where they stand."

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