"He's not done as much as we'd hoped so far. But he might get his opportunity in the coming weeks to see if he can do that.
"He has everything in his locker to become a top midfielder. I think he's a talented player and I thought bits of him recently have been very good. He came on in the derby last week and actually passed the ball very well.
"He's a young player who probably needs a bit of settling down in his career; not so much moving around and maybe a wee bit of love and attention."