Te'o focused on England preparation

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England centre Ben Te'o says he will in the right mindset no matter what is happening off the field in the NatWest 6 Nations game against Scotland on Saturday.

Eddie Jones' side head to Murrayfield looking to make it three wins from three in the competition this year, having not lost in their last 10 meetings with Scotland.

Worcester Warriors back Te'o though stated that he is always of the mindset to just play the next game.

"I wouldn't say I'm a person who needs emotion or to look back at games or rev myself up, I'm just a week to week guy," said the 31-year-old.

"I think the confidence is in the preparation and to deal with the little things in the week, know your stuff to go out and play rugby.

"You're always going to have an away fixture with a hostile crowd, it's part of the game but if you've seen one you've seen them all.

"It doesn't matter at all, what matters is how you prepare during the week and how you build up towards it."

Carrier Ben

As a powerful runner, one of the key strengths of Te'o's game is his ability to take the ball over the gainline and carry through heavy traffic.

Having start in the opening fixture of the Six Nations against Italy, his strengths were obvious but Te'o sees himself as more than just a direct runner, so does not feel any burden to be the main carrier in the team.

"I never feel pressure of that," he added. "That might be the case sometimes that I carry first phase but it is not always the case.

"There are other strong ball carriers in the pack so it just depends on the play. If I've got to do it I don't feel any type of pressure to be honest.

"It is a strong part of my game and there's no shying away from that, I do enjoy doing it, but you're always working on different things.

"If you get given a job and that be the job of go forward and that's going to help the team then that's what I've got to do."