“I am not really interested. A lot of people have their opinions - but I listen to the people around me and in the coaching set-up. I don't listen to people outside of the set-up really so anyone, journalists can say what they want. I have got no interest in listening to them."

"I don't think anyone is guaranteed a start in the team. It is down to the manager to pick the team. I think all (the young players) are (pushing Roy for a start). It is a good squad the manager is picking his team from so the manager will have some tough decisions I am sure and that is down to him to do."