The Germany forward has completed 90 minutes just twice this season and was taken off before 70 minutes during the FA Cup semi-final win over Wigan Athletic.
Of course I am not happy always to be substituted
And although the 28-year-old accepts that the competition for places at Arsenal is always going to be intense, he is keen to play full games more often.
“Of course. I play and, in the last games, I always come out and of course you cannot be happy when you always go out after 60, 70 minutes,” said Podolski.
“Of course I am not happy always to be substituted.
“It’s the decision of the boss. It’s not always easy when you play for a big club but of course I am not happy to always come out and watch from outside. You cannot be happy with this situation.”
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