Robbie Brady happy to play anywhere in Ireland’s Euro 2016 bid

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Norwich City’s Robbie Brady says he will still be looking to work on his set pieces after helping Republic of Ireland to a 1-0 win over Switzerland.

Norwich City’s Robbie Brady insists he is happy to play in any position for the Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016 this summer.

The former Manchester United winger lined up against Switzerland at left-back for Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Friday, despite usually plying his trade as a midfielder.

However, Brady insists that although he is having to work on the defensive side of this game, he is happy to play wherever boss Martin O'Neill tells him to, adding that the most important thing to him is being in the team.

According to ITV News Brady said: "I've been asked where I would prefer to play and, 'Where do you think you're going to play?' but I don't care, to be honest.

"I'll play left-back, I'll play left midfield - at the minute, I don't really have any preference. I'm just happy to be playing and I'm enjoying every game I come back and play here.

"It's fantastic to play in front of your home crowd like this and I'm sure it's going to feel like a home crowd when we go over there. It'll be a great atmosphere. I'll play either position."

The 24-year-old has also been entrusted with taking the majority of Ireland’s set-pieces over the last few internationals and he is likely to continue that role at Euro 2016 in France.

His credentials as a dead ball specialist were handed a further boost on Friday when a second-minute corner was flicked on by Shane Duffy, allowing defensive partner Ciaran Clark to score the only goal in a 1-0 win.

"My job in the team at the minute - not my only job - is to take set-pieces when they come about, so it's vitally important for me to be on point, especially going into such a tournament like this when that could be the difference,” Brady added.

"If I just put it in there and keep putting it in good areas, then we have got a great chance of scoring a goal.

"I'll be practising now until the summer and hopefully I can put in a few good ones and a few to remember."

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