Tottenham defender Naughton targeting extended run at left-back

The 23-year-old has filled in for the injured Benoit Assou-Ekotto recently, and wants to keep the spot permanently after several loan spells away from White Hart Lane
Kyle Naughton wants an extended run as Tottenham's left-back after first-team regular Benoit Assou-Ekotto was ruled out for a month with a knee problem.

Former Sheffield United defender Naughton made his full debut for the club in their 3-1 win over Reading on Sunday, and wants to cement his place in the side after spending most of the last few seasons out on loan.
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Naughton is more than happy to move over from his preferred right flank in order to secure more football, having played in a similar role at Norwich City last term.

"I played at left-back a few times for Norwich last season and hopefully now I can carry on playing," the 23-year-old told Tottenham’s official website.

"It was great to get the three points and that the gaffer gave me a chance to show what I can do.

"Towards the end I was tiring a little and they got in behind us a little but the more games I play, hopefully the stronger I’ll get."