Nelson is impressing on-loan at Hoffemheim and Ward reveals he has been a long-time fan of former Bayern Munich midfielder Owen Hargreaves.
He told Fussball Transfers: “Reece is a big fan of Owen Hargreaves.
“He always thought it would be great to play for a club like Bayern one day.”
Ward also stated: “Most of these (English) players are developing great (in Germany). You can say it’s a win-win situation.”