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Middlesbrough skipper Williams targeting regular role

Rhys Williams admits he would love to find the position that suits him best for both club and country.

The 24-year old Middlesbrough captain is with the Australia squad ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier with Oman and although he acknowledges his versatility gives him an extra dimension, he would love to find his niche in order to settle into a rhythm.

"Sometimes being versatile gives you an edge to play," Williams told SBS.

"It has been a bit difficult this season because I think I've played in seven or eight different positions.

"It's nice to get to know the game in different positions and from different perspectives.

"I just accept this but it can be a worry because I want to settle in one position soon.

"I'd like to think I'm a rare commodity, a bit different, but a lot of players are similarly versatile.

"I don't really know where my main position is.

"I've got good and bad qualities in every position I play in but if I can make one role my own that would be nice.

"Having said that, I've always said that the pitch is my best position."

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