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21/07/2013 05:59, Report by Gemma Thompson in Sydney

Jones: I'll play anywhere

Phil Jones is yet to speak to David Moyes about his long-term position, but he insists he is happy to play anywhere.

The England international enjoyed run-outs in central defence, at full-back and in midfield last season and excelled in every position.

Jones says all the players are relishing life under the new manager and he maintains he will play wherever he is required.

“We haven’t spoken about it yet, but I’m sure as the tour progresses then it will arise,” he told ManUtd.com.

“It’s like I said last season when I was playing right-back, centre-back and centre midfield, I just enjoy playing football and if that means playing in different positions then that’s fine, I just want to play. Hopefully I can play plenty of games.”

Many former players and pundits have tipped Jones as a future United captain and potentially one of the club's best ever players, but the man himself is not getting carried away by the compliments. While flattered by the praise, he insists he remains focused on continuing to work hard.

“Obviously it’s great to hear comments like that, but you’ve still got to prove yourself and go out and do the business on matchday. That’s my aim this season," he declared.

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