Dzeko came off the bench to score twice in victory at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
"But I was never a super-sub even before I came to Manchester City.
"I always used to play from the beginning (for Wolfsburg) and I scored a lot of goals - not as a sub.
"In the last few games the situation has been like this and I'm just happy to be scoring goals.
"But I will never be a super-sub, I want to play."