The keeper recently joined Barnsley until January after failing to break through at Stoke.
"The Championship is a very tough, hard-fought league," he said.
"You probably get less time on the ball but it's a good way to set yourself up to go on and play in the Premier League.
"It might have surprised a few people for me to go to Barnsley but it means I am playing.
"I'm very thankful for going out on loan."
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