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NAYLOR DELIGHTED WITH 100 APPEARANCES MILESTONE

14 December 2017

TOM Naylor chalked up his 100th appearance for the Brewers against Preston on Saturday and is delighted to have reached that milestone.

He said: “It has been an unbelievable journey since I signed in League 2 initially on loan. The 100 mark in terms of appearances for Burton is massive for me. I have just wanted to do what I can for the club and work hard as even if the results aren’t going your way you still have to put the effort in.

“I feel like since I have been in the team starting at Brentford I have done well and not done much wrong. It’s just getting the results for the team and that’s not coming, which is frustrating. I’m happy with my performances and hopefully I can stay in the side and help the team to start winning.”

Tom was asked to move up from defence to a midfield role alongside Luke Murphy as Nigel Clough opted for a 4-2-3-1 system against Preston and thrived in the role.

He said: “I enjoyed it. I haven’t played there for a while but as soon as the gaffer said I was playing there I was looking forward to it. I enjoy playing with Murph as he can sit in and I can bomb on a bit like I was doing last season.  I haven’t scored in the league this season but if I am playing in midfield I want to try and get in the box and get a goal.

“The gaffer sees me as the right man for the job at the minute and if I’m there on Saturday I’ll be happy but wherever I play on the pitch I’m not bothered, I’m happy to play anywhere.”


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