The England international caught up with our matchday magazine, U Reds, for tomorrow's home match with Reading, and has particular praise for Oakwell legend David Watson.
"Dave was my goalie coach from when Alex McLeish took over at Birmingham," Butland told U Reds, "He has really made me the goalkeeper I am today through the five years we had. His determination, his work ethic, dedication and focus is unrivalled, if you like."
Read more from Jack in this exclusive interview tomorrow night. Pick up U Reds for just £3 at Oakwell or on your iPad/iPhone here.