Darren Bent says he's fully fit for Fulham's relegation battle.
Cottagers boss Felix Magath left the England international on the bench for a 3-1 defeat to Everton on Sunday, citing Bent's failure to come through training on Thursday for his lack of involvement.
Bent said in The Guardian: "I trained on Saturday. I'd taken a knock and limped off quite early in training on Thursday but I've trained since and felt fine on Sunday.
"It is just disappointing. I was fine to play. I am disappointed not to feature, especially in games like the Everton match where you feel that you can definitely affect the game, when your team needs a goal. Over the years I've managed to produce quite a few of those.
"When the team got back to 1-1 you are thinking: 'You can make a difference here'. But once again it was not to be. That part is disappointing.
"When you are a substitute in any game it is disappointing. All you can do is stay positive and keep working.
"It is getting difficult to see how I can contribute now as I can't play next week against Villa, because of the loan.
"I am here, up for selection and more than willing to play. That is what I do, that is what I love to do. That will never change. At this stage of the season you need goals. You need firepower. If I am called upon, I am ready to go. If I start up front, I am ready to go."
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