Thomas Sorensen has admitted he does not want to sit on the bench for the remainder of his Stoke City contract and is keeping his future options open.
The former Denmark goalkeeper wants to play regularly but accepts that he will have to be patient as the Potters are performing well and Asmir Begovic has been a key figure between the posts.
He believes Stoke know where he stands and he is prepared to consider his future if he cannot break into the team.
"Right now, it is of course a frustrating situation for me." Sorensen told TV2 Sporten.
"The side is playing well and we are not conceding many goals. Of course, that makes it very hard for me.
"I don't want to sit on the bench the remaining time of my contract, but I believe they know that."
Sorensen, 36, has previously declared that he would like to play on for another four years before retiring and has been linked with a move back to Denmark.
"I don't want to exclude anything, it depends what the eventual offer looks like," he added.
"In that situation, I also have to think about my family."
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