Tottenham star reassures supporters he loves the role Pochettino has given him

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There has been much debate over what is Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend's best position this season.

Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend has insisted in the Ham & High newspaper that he is currently being deployed in his preferred position.

Spurs fans have raised questions over whether Townsend would be more effective down the left-flank, but Townsend is adamant that his current role is the one he is most suited to. 

The skilful wide man has been deployed as a right-winger throughout the campaign so far and Townsend says that it is the position he is most comfortable with. 

"My preferred position is on the right where I can come inside or go down the line, but if the manager wants me to play on the left, that’s where I’ll play. I'll play anywhere for this club," he said.

Townsend has generally been in competition for a place with Erik Lamela on the right hand side of Spurs' attacking quartet, with Nacer Chadli establishing himself as the club's first choice left-winger. 

So far Townsend's battle with Lamela has been fairly even, but Mauricio Pochettino's team selections recently suggest that he is now considered the better option.

The Daily Mail reported in January that Townsend could be set to leave White Hart Lane, with Southampton amongst the interested parties, but he has changed opinions dramatically.

The 23-year-old started the League Cup final against Chelsea at the weekend and he looks to be part of the team which Pochettino considers to be Spurs' strongest starting line-up. 

Townsend will now be hoping to continue to impress until the end of the season, where he will have a prominent part to play as Spurs chase a top-four spot. 

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