New West Bromwich Albion coach Steve Clarke has made Ben Foster his first signing for the Premier League club.
Harry Redknapp was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday after nearly four years in charge of the Premier League club.
England coach Roy Hodgson has failed to persuade goalkeeper Ben Foster to come out of international exile for the European Championship.
West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster earned a point for his side with a series of fine saves in Saturday's 0-0 draw against Fulham at the Hawthorns.
Aston Villa signed Wigan midfielder Charles N'Zogbia, while local rival West Bromwich Albion brought in goalkeeper Ben Foster on a season's loan as Midlands clubs geared up on Friday for the coming Premier League season.
Birmingham and England goalkeeper Ben Foster said on Wednesday that he is taking an indefinite break from international football in order to concentrate on his club career.