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Liverpool captain: The gap is closing

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is confident that his side can close the gap between themselves and the Premier League title contenders, ahead of their match with Manchester United this Sunday.

The Merseyside club have had a turbulent few seasons since their last real Premier League challenge back in 2008/09 and manager Brendan Rodgers has been working hard to try and make the club competitive again domestically.

Gerrard told the Liverpool Echo: "Each year we have been trying to close that gap, so really this season isn't any different in that respect.

"But it does feel slightly different this year. The team spirit is really good and there is a belief within the squad.

"The changes the manager has made during the summer are really positive and hopefully there are still one or two more players to come in."

The Reds have made five additions to the squad in the transfer window and could go back into the market after injuries to Kolo Toure, Joe Allen and Aly Cissokho during the Capital One Cup win against Notts County

And with the visit of Manchester United to Anfield this weekend, Gerrard remains in confident mood.

He said: "Our tails are up. We have won three games in a row, even if with the third one we did it the difficult way. Confidence is still high, even if the injury situation is not ideal going into such a big game. But we have got a squad that can cope."

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