Bjorn Helge Riise is determined to win a new contract at Fulham, as the Norwegian enters the final year of his current deal.
However, new boss Jol has included Riise in four of Fulham's five Europa League matches so far, and the midfielder is eager to prove his worth to the Dutchman.
"The second year when Mark Hughes came in I didn't get many chances to prove myself, so that's why I went on loan so I didn't lose my place in the national team.
"I don't like to quit, so I think I would've stayed here anyway and tried to fight.
"But you can see early on if you get an opportunity to play in games, and so far under the new manager it's been great.
"He is giving everyone opportunities and the chance to prove themselves.
"Hopefully I can impress and stay on. I love it here, my family love it, so I would like to stay as long as possible."