"We have got two injuries on that side, so if the manager needs me on that side, I will do my best for the team," he told the club's official website.
"It went well against Aston Villa. As a right-back you can come forward a lot, so I did that also and yes, I think it was a good performance.
"Central midfield is my position, so the main focus is on the midfield, but if the manager needs me on the right side, I can also play there."
Newcastle continue their Premier League campaign on Monday night when they travel to Everton.