Ryan returns home from university a totally different young man, but unfortunately he's gone off the rails and is out to cause chaos.
The over-confident lad first sets his sights on Sophie and goes in for a kiss, despite knowing her sexuality.
He then plans to sue Underworld and his own mum Michelle for every penny he can get, after he fakes an accident at work. So it's not long before he and Rob are locking horns in the Rovers.
Sol Heras, who plays the Ryan, said: "He's picked up quite a few bad habits, expect a lot more trouble."
See the full interview with Sol, including preview clips and storyline spoilers.