Chamakh, who arrived from Bordeaux in the summer, has made a solid start to life in the Premier League, hitting seven goals in 17 appearances and another three in Europe.
"I don't feel inferior to them but they've worked really hard to get where they are," he said.
"I know I have the ability and through hard work I can improve my game. I think I haven't reached their level yet but I will get there one day. This will happen if I keep focused and if I carry on working hard."