The Scotland International has been touted as a potential summer target for Unai Emery's side.
He told Sky Sports: "I'm not going to lie, it's very nice. It means you are doing something right.
"They are a huge club, a massive club. When you see your name thrown around you always think to yourself that you are a Bournemouth player and you try to do well.
"I'm not going to lie, you do feel good, especially when it's a massive club."