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Foster thumb injury to be assessed

Albion goalkeeper cuts short Three Lions duty

BEN Foster has returned from England training due to a hand injury which Albion’s medical team will assess over the next few days.

The 31-year-old World Cup representative was due to be involved in tonight’s Wembley friendly against Norway.

But he suffered a thumb injury during training yesterday and was allowed to return to his club in a precautionary move.

Albion’s Director of Football Administration Richard Garlick said: “We will spend the next few days letting it settle down and then assess it again – but at this stage we are optimistic it is not a serious problem.

“It made sense for Ben to take no chances.”