Carlton Cole is not panicking over his West Ham United future despite his contract being set to expire at the end of the season.
The striker, 29, has not started a game for his club since the 5-1 Premier League thrashing by Arsenal at the end of January.
It therefore remains to be seen if he will still be at West Ham beyond the summer but Cole, who was a target of Turkish club Kasimpasa in the winter transfer window, remains calm.
"I wasn't ready to leave in January," he said in the Daily Mail. "Other clubs talked to the agents but I didn't listen. I was still focused on West Ham.
"At the end of the day, you've got to make sure you're in the manager's thoughts. Otherwise you're just wasting your time and the manager will get rid of you anyway.
"It's all about actions. It's not about speaking, 'I'm gonna do this, I'm gonna do that.' If the manager sees I'm trying hard, he's got to be fair. But if the guy's doing it in front of you, you've got to wait your chance."
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