The 26-year-old, signed from Union SG this summer, has yet to start for Albion in their two Premier League matches.
Potter said: "He is pushing. We have got a strong team and a strong starting XI.
"The results have been positive, the performances have been positive so he has to be really patient.
"He has done really well in training, he has mixed really well with the group.
"I think he has shown his quality so I think he just has to keep working."