Reece Oxford shares what Dieter Hecking has told him

Reece Oxford of West Ham United and Elvis Bratanovic of NK Domzale in action during the UEFA Europa League Qualification round match between West Ham United and NK Domzale at London...

Reece Oxford joined Borussia Monchengladbach from West Ham United in the summer transfer window.

Diafra Sakho (C) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mates Cheikhou Kouyate (L) and Reece Oxford (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between...

West Ham United-owned Reece Oxford has revealed to The Times what Borussia Monchengladbach head coach Dieter Hecking has told him.

Oxford, who can operate as central defender or as a defensive midfielder, joined German club Monchengladbach on a season-long loan deal from Premier League side West Ham in the summer transfer window.

Much was expected of the 18-year-old when he joined the Bundesliga outfit, but the England Under-20 international is struggling for playing time so far this season.

The talented and promising teenager has yet to make appearance in the league for Monchengladbach, but the youngster has revealed that head coach Hecking has spoken to him.

Reece Oxford of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on August 9, 2015 in London, England.

“The manager says I’m training good and hopefully I’ll get my chance,” Oxford told The Times.

“I feel I’ve been around a first team for three years and watching everything, picking up little things.

“I haven’t been in a youth changing room since I was 15 and I’ve matured quick. I feel like I’m a man now. I feel experienced."

Reece Oxford of West Ham United is seen on arrival at the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United at Carrow Road on February 13, 2016 in...

Oxford is a very talented and versatile young footballer, and he seems to be ready to play first-team football for Monchengladbach.

The youngster has played in the Premier League for West Ham, and he knows what it entails to turn out for a big club.

Monchengladbach are doing relatively well in the Bundesliga at the moment and are in the running for a top-four finish.

Perhaps in the coming weeks Oxford will get his chance, and if and when he gets it, he should make the most of it.

According to The Sun, West Ham could sell Oxford in the January transfer window.

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