EPL: You’re not up to standard, Chelsea will sign someone else – Ben Foster tells Kepa

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Former England goalkeeper, Ben Foster has told Chelsea to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga as their goalkeeper, insisting the £72m Spaniard should have saved Everton’s late equaliser at Stamford Bridge over the weekend.

Chelsea were hoping to make it a fourth straight win on Saturday evening after Kai Havertz restored their lead with a 76th-minute penalty.

However, Graham Potter’s side were handed a late shock when Ellis Simms came off the bench to score his first goal for Everton.

The draw earned Sean Dyche’s side a crucial point and frustrated Chelsea fans.

Foster felt that Arrizabalaga should have done better when the striker beat him from a tight angle.

Foster doubts the goalkeeper has the pedigree to be Chelsea’s No. 1.

“Let’s talk about Everton’s equaliser because I think Kepa should save it,” Foster said on his YouTube channel. “A top goalkeeper saves that.

“These are fine margins but I think a top goalie has to save that. He fell a little bit short.

“I don’t think Kepa is the right guy for it, full stop. I don’t think he’s the long-term solution,” he said.

Foster hopes that Chelsea “will need to go into the market and sign somebody.”

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