He arrived as a midfielder, although has already been used at right-back on a number of occasions so far this season.
But you will certainly not find Ross McCrorie moaning about his role in what is proving to be a stingy Pompey defence.
The side with the second best goals against record in League One kept a clean sheet in Tuesday night’s victory over Lincoln.
And after a spell out of the team, McCrorie was simply happy with the chance to help the Blues collect all three points.
The on-loan Rangers star said: “It was a massive win after a couple of poor results. The pressure was on and the boys pulled it out of the bag.
“I’ve been looking forward to it ever since I knew the team and felt I gave a good account of myself in a solid performance.
"I was out of the team for a few games and it’s frustrating because you want to help the rest of the lads."
“I’m comfortable at right-back and it’s nothing new for me. I’ve played there for the Scottish under-21s and for the youth team at Rangers. I’ll go anywhere – just playing is the main thing.
“I was out of the team for a few games and it’s frustrating because you want to help the rest of the lads.
“But I knew that I had to work my way back and really earn that spot. I was involved against Lincoln and we’re happy with the three points.
“The communication was right and it’s great to keep a clean sheet, which gives us something to build on.
“We need to start picking up more points, go in a bit of a run and keep climbing up the table. That has to be the aim.”
McCrorie recently returned from skippering the Scotland under-21 side to draws against Lithuania and Czech Republic.
He said: “It’s good to go away with the national team and always an honour to get called up. It’s the best thing to play for your country.”