As he approaches the second anniversary of his sacking at St Jamesâ€™s Park, the 53-year-old is reluctant to accept that he is proving a point to his old employers after taking over at Carrow Road in the summer.
"As a manager itâ€™s such a pressurised and stressful job that itâ€™s a great relief to win games and get points," said Hughton.
"But anything thatâ€™s in the past is very much in the past.
"I was delighted to get the opportunity to manage at Norwich. Itâ€™s a wonderful club that we hope we can keep going in the right direction. For any plusses, itâ€™ s plusses for all."