He told The Sun: "I just don't pay any attention to the comparisons. Ask anyone who knows me.
"Not many players of my age get this kind of attention and people often forget I'm still developing.
"But I'm at a stage of my career where I feel I'm ready to push on.
"I play for one of the best clubs around with the best manager and in the best stadium I've ever been to. Of course I'm enjoying myself."