"She never tried to put any pressure on me though. Nobody ever got in touch with me personally from England, only through my agent.
"But I wanted to play for Wales and my hero as a kid was Ryan.
"I play on the left as well so I have tried to take certain elements from his game and adapt them into mine.
"I have never played against him before so I am looking forward to that this season."
He added: "This club has a lot of potential and young players.
"They showed a lot of interest in me and I wanted to come here. Now I just want to concentrate on my football and try to get a regular place in the side."