Defender interviewed in Tranmere programme
He has not featured in the Pompey side for the last five matches.
But Nicky Shorey does not have any complaints after watching the Blues embark on an impressive unbeaten run following their switch to a 3-5-2 system.
The Blues have won three and drawn two of those games – including Saturday’s 6-2 rout of Cambridge.
So Shorey is prepared to bide his time and knows he has to be ready for when he is recalled to the team.
“The manager feels that’s the best way to go at the moment,” he says in the official matchday magazine for tonight’s clash with Tranmere. “I fully support his decisions.
“I can’t argue with his choices because of the results we’ve got in recent weeks.
“I played in that wing-back role earlier in the season when we collected some really good results and I contributed towards them, so I don’t see why I can’t do that again.
“I’ve just got to wait my turn, work hard in training and hope to be involved again soon.”
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