Saints fans react on Twitter to Forster's performance against Villa

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Southampton supporters are divided over the purchase of Fraser Forster from Celtic, after he made a costly error last night.

Southampton's Fraser Forster may not have conceded many goals since he arrived from Celtic this summer, but it seems he has not entirely won over the Saints fan-base.

The South Coast club have the best defensive record in the Premier League, but Forster has not entirely convinced the side's supporters that he was worth the £10 million fee they paid for him. 

The England international has won many admirers from afar, but many Southampton supporters attribute their solidarity to the strength of their back-line rather than their goalkeeper's brilliance.

Forster has come under scrutiny after his error cost his team what would have been an important three points against Aston Villa last night.

Forster came rushing off his line to clear a long punt forward and was beaten to the ball by Gabriel Agbonlahor who simply finished into an empty night, during the first-half of the match.

It was one of the only times that Saints were tested, in a fixture which they dominated, but they could only grab a 1-1 draw thanks to a late Nathaniel Clyne goal. 

It was a frustrating evening for Ronald Koeman's men and Forster has taken a lot of criticism for his terrible mistake. 

Southampton are heading into a tough run of fixtures and would have been looking to maximise their points total to give them the biggest cushion over the rest of the European contenders possible.

At the moment, the side are in second position, but their next three games - against Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United - should test their credentials. 

Forster will now have a lot to prove in those matches and it seems that he could be under pressure to perform from an unconvinced Saints fan-base.

Here is the best reaction on the social media site to Forster's performance against Villa last night. 















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