Nicolas Anelka has hinted that he won't throw his toys out of the pram if he doesn't start every game at Chelsea because boss Avram Grant "knows what to do".

Anelka was signed from Bolton in January while half-fit Didier Drogba was on international duty with the Ivory Coast.

"Just Real Madrid, Chelsea are a big club with a big squad and big players," Anelka noted.

"I'm very new at the club, so I need to get used to my team-mates and learn the way we play. It's not difficult - when the manager asks me to play, I play, when he asks me to be on the bench, I try to help the team when I go on.

"It will be the same until the end of my contract. I'm just pleased to be here and playing for Chelsea and will try my best all the time.

"When Didier and I have the chance to play together we will do it the best we can, it will be good. But you have a manager who decides what to do and I think he knows what to do.

"For the moment he wants to play three forwards and me on the left or right, so I will do my best to play in that position."