The England Under-21s international joined from Championship side Blackpool on loan until the end of the season on Friday, after talks with a host of clubs, although his signature was not secured in time to feature in Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.
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The Welshman told reporters: "We hope he helps us stay in the Premiership.
"We hope, after that couple of months, that we prove he should be at this football club. He's a very talented young player but, more importantly, he scores goals.
"He comes off the line or you can play him in behind. He's an intelligent player who can get in behind and make runs.
"He's got almost 200 league games at such a young age; he needs to step up again and test himself. We're convinced he'll cope with it."