Dan Scarr Pleased to Be Part of Walsall's Versatile Backline

Walsall defender Dan Scarr has spoken ahead of this afternoon's League Two clash between the Saddlers and Scunthorpe United and says he has felt comfortable playing in both a back three and a back four so far this season.
The defender who joined from Birmingham City in January, has featured in all nine league games so far this season and has put in a number of solid performances as he and his back-line teammates have secured four clean-sheets in the league already.

Manager Darrell Clarke, a man famous for his swapping and changing, has deployed both a back three and a back four so far this season and Scarr says the team are comfortable playing both, before going on to insist that he has no personal preference out of the two.

Speaking via the club's official website, Dan said; "I don’t really mind. The personnel that slot in there all know their jobs and everyone works together quite well so I think it’s good to be versatile depending on what team you’re playing.

"We all build partnerships, we work on it in training so everyone feels comfortable whoever’s in the back line."

24-year-old Scarr helped Walsall to their fifth clean sheet of the season in all competitions during the Saddlers’ midweek victory at Morecambe and is keen to build on that win but felt the result had been coming.

The former Stourbridge man continued; "I think it was just a matter of time. We’ve been probing and the defence has been quite decent so it was only a matter of time.

"We can’t just leave it there, we have to build on it and put together some sort of run. Regardless, a Tuesday night at Morecambe is always a tough game so to get three points there regardless of our form is a big thing but we needed it."

Going on to look ahead to today's clash, Scarr is expecting the Iron to give the Saddlers a difficult game and believes the Glanford Park side, who have struggled for form so far this season, have some good players within their ranks.

Dan added; "They’ve got a good team on paper. It just hasn’t really clicked for them so far. We know it’ll be a tough game but I’m looking forward to it."
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