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I should be starting more games says Huddersfield Town left-back Jason Davidson

The Aussie is unhappy about being left out by David Wagner

Jason Davidson feels hard done by in David Wagner's selection rotation

Jason Davidson believes he should be first-choice left-back at Huddersfield Town.

And the Aussie international says that if he continues to miss out on selection for the starting side, he will seek talks with head coach David Wagner.

Davidson got the nod for Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat by Championship leaders Burnley.

But it was only his eighth start and ninth appearance in total in 23 games under the German’s control.

In other matches, the 24-year-old has lost out to loan players Ben Chilwell (Leicester City) and James Husband (Middlesbrough).

Davidson had been a regular pick under Chris Powell, who signed him on a three-year deal in the close-season after his departure from West Bromwich Albion.

“It’s not a situation I am happy with and if things don’t change, we will have to speak to the club in the summer because I came here to play,” he told website SBS - The World Game.

“That’s why I chose Huddersfield and turned down some other clubs. I am not happy and I think the club know that.

“It’s been a bit unjust towards me because I have performed when called upon.”

Davidson, who played in to 2014 World Cup finals, continued: “I don’t feel it’s about the football aspect. It must be about something else.

“That’s why my frustration has died down a bit because I know I have done well each time I have played for the new manager.

“I am not angry, I am past that stage, because I know it’s not about me and that I should be starting but I am not, for whatever reason.

“Back in January I scored (in the 5-0 win over Charlton Athletic), got an assist (against Reading) and then was dropped for the next match (against Bolton Wanderers).

“When you score a goal and get an assist in the same week and then get dropped, I don’t know what more you can do as a left-back.

“Even in losing 3-1 to Burnley I hit the bar and should have got three or four assists but was substituted in the 83rd minute.

“I play one game, get left out for three and then the next time I play I do well. It’s been like that.

“If, for whatever reason, I do move on in the summer, I have to make sure that every game I play until the end of the season I play well.

“Hopefully clubs will say ‘Okay, even though you didn’t play every week, for whatever reason, you always impressed when you did’.

“Sometimes in football, it’s a crazy world, and things are out if your hands. For me, this is one of those situations.

“The coach picks the team and he’s selecting the team he wants. He’s rotating and all I can do is perform when I get the chance.”


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