"The best thing is for him to show me he has confidence. If he tells me he has confidence, I do well. If I don't see that, I don't think I can stay here.
"They decided I wasn't playing, though, and that was it.
"I respect the boss and his decision and I am here for the time being.
"I was surprised a lot by the decision but I respect everything about the boss."
Diouf could offer no assurances he will still be with the club at the end of the month.
He added: "It is not difficult for me to deal with the speculation but I'm just saying today I am here, maybe tomorrow I am not here."