Gerrard: Reds too good not to win league

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he would already have quit the Anfield outfit if he was not convinced the club could win the Premier League under manager Rafael Benitez. The Reds can return to the top of the table on goal difference at the weekend should they beat West Ham at Upton Park, with Sir Alex Ferguson's side not in action until Sunday when they host city rivals Manchester City.

The Red Devils remain overwhelming favourites to seal a third consecutive league title, having played a game less than Liverpool, while they are also one win away from successfully defending their Champions League crown.

But Gerrard is adamant Ferguson’s side will not have it all there own way in the coming years, even if Liverpool fail to usurp them this season.

“I honestly believe in my heart of hearts that this team will win the Premier League," he said.

“I believe I’ll get my hands on it. If I said 'I don’t think we’re going to win it' what would be the point of carrying on? We’re so close to doing it this season.

“I believe we can still nick it. But if we don’t and United close it out, we’re going to have a right good go at it over the next three, four, five years and I believe we’re too good not to win it.”

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