By Kathryn Batte For Mailonline
Published: 16:42 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 16:42 GMT, 3 March 2020
Eric Dier believes his Tottenham future is at centre-half after Jose Mourinho started him in the position for the first time in his side's defeat to Wolves on Sunday.
Dier has primarily been used as a holding midfielder by club and country in recent years but insists his best position is in the centre of defence.
The 26-year-old has struggled with injuries and ill health in previous campaigns but believes he is in a position to cement a regular starting place in the Spurs backline.
Dier made his first start in Tottenham's backline against Wolves since Mourinho took charge
The 26-year-old believes his best position is centre-back and sees his Spurs future in that role
'This year I've been fine, I haven't really had a problem health-wise, it's just getting game time really – other than that, from a health point of view, I think I've been okay this season,' he told the club's official website.
'That consistency of playing is