For the defeat to Chelsea, the 23-year-old combined well with strike partner Carlton Cole, showed intelligent movement and a willingness to run at his opponents, and came close to marking his first appearance in a claret and blue shirt with a deserved goal.
"It was not the result we wanted, but it was a good start for me," he told WHUTV. "I was happy with the way we played because we played good football. I was a disappointed with the chances we created because I had a couple of chances to put it in the back of the net.
"Unfortunately, I couldn't score, but we just have to improve and work hard and make sure that we take more of our scoring chances because that is the most important thing. There are better games to win and we just have to work hard towards those games."