VERSATILE new City defender Danny Rowe is happy to be back up north, but won't be confined by home comforts when it comes to his playing position.

Middlesbrough-born Rowe has signed a contract which will keep him at Bootham Crescent until 2019 after moving from Wycombe Wanderers, and promises that he is willing to play wherever manager Martin Gray sees fit.

Rowe said: “I’m happy to play anywhere at the moment.

“I’d consider myself more as a defender, but I can see myself playing right-back, centre-back and maybe central midfield, so it just depends where he wants to play me.

“Preferably probably right-back, but I enjoy everywhere to be honest. It doesn’t faze me."

The 22-year-old will be looking to bring lessons from his time at Adams Park to the National League and alongside his mix of new teammates: “I was at Wycombe for about three seasons and then I had to move back home for personal reasons.

“But I enjoyed it down there. I learned a lot, and now I’m just looking forward to playing up north.

“We need to all gel together quickly. I think the youth and the experience will mix well and go on and earn some points in this league.”

Rowe’s only previous playing time at this level came during a short loan spell at Stalybridge Celtic three years ago, but he seems content with his start to life as a Minsterman: “It was the right club for me. I came down and trained a couple of times, and that’s what made me come and sign.

“I’ve fitted in well with the lads and training’s been going well.

“(The Tamworth game) was still a really good standard, competitive, a lot of aerial balls which I like dealing with, so I’m just looking forward to trying to fit in with this type of football.

“Obviously I’m disappointed about the result, that’s all that matters for me, but I’m glad I came on and made a little bit of a difference and scored a goal.

“This club’s got a lot of plans in the future and I want to be a part of that, and that extra bit of security (from the contract length) means I can now push on and try and impress the gaffer in training and the games to come.”