The article states that Dier himself thinks that the centre-back role is his best position and that it is the one he feels most comfortable with going forward.
The English international has already played in the centre of defence five times under the Portuguese coach this season, as per Transfermarkt, and the report suggests that he will continue being deployed there once the campaign resumes.
Based off his stats it seems as if the 26-year old is relatively comfortable in both positions.
These Tottenham supporters are loving the fact that Jose will be playing Dier in his preferred position and expressed their emotions on Twitter:
Finally someone gets it.
— Mike 💭 (@thfc_mikee) March 24, 2020
Wasted years in midfield. Could have been a top CB by now.
— EssexDogs (@dogs_essex) March 24, 2020
Best centreback we had before the season stopped
— 😈 / Dier Propaganda (@sacramentoszn) March 24, 2020
Tbf whenever he plays cb hes solid
— XorxeTHFC (@bergwijny) March 24, 2020
I trust him over Sanchez tbh, Sanchez scares me with his reckless passes
— The Duke of Ekpoma (@dayvid_d_taylor) March 24, 2020
Love to see Dier nail it down
— Michael O Donnell (@Spurskid4life) March 24, 2020
It’s about time.
— Stephen John Taylor (@StephenJohnTay4) March 25, 2020
to be fair he has been a better CB than sanchez or toby recently …
— trolllll (@trollll60022132) March 24, 2020
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