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Leeds United star admits he misses playing in his old position

Leeds United's Sam Byram says that he has missed playing at right-back.

Sam Bryam has admitted to Leeds United's official site that he misses playing at right-back. 

Byram has been utilised in a more advanced position this season, with Neil Redfearn regularly deploying him down the right-wing.

The 21-year-old has performed well, but he says that he does miss the familiarity of playing in a position where he has spent the majority of his entire career at to date. 

"I love playing. I do miss it at right back but I’m just happy to be in the team," he said. "Playing in an advanced role can only help develop me further as a player."

Leeds are short on out-an-out wingers at the moment and the likelihood is that Byram will be used as a right-back again next term. 

At the moment Redfearn is using Scott Wootton there, but the former Manchester United trainee doesn't appear quite as comfortable as Byram.

Wootton has added solidarity to the Leeds defence, but he is more natural at centre-back and he lacks the attacking instincts of the Leeds' academy-graduate.

It means that Byram's time at right-wing could be coming to an end, if Redfearn is able to land his first choice transfer targets at the end of the season. 

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