Steven Gerrard doesn't mind his team being labelled league underdogs even though they sit second place in the Premier League, according to Sky Sports.

Liverpool beat Southampton convincingly 3-0 on Saturday to put themselves just four points behind Chelsea, who currently occupy top spot.

"It does suit us at the moment being underdogs. What suits us well is that we've got a lot of time to prepare," said Gerrard.

Most people had written Liverpool off getting anywhere near a league title at the start of the season, but with just 10 games remaining their captain knows they are in with a chance.

"There's no getting away from that. We're in it. Man City and Chelsea are still favourites but they know we are a big threat because we've got no Europe and we can be fresh every game," he continued.

Liverpool have won crowds over this season with their scintillating attacking football. Manager Brendan Rodgers has opted playing many attacking players and has been rewarded for that bravery.

Gerrard himself has had a quality season, albeit in a more defensive role than usual. Raheem Sterling has been excellent, as well as play-maker Phillippe Coutinho, but the SAS combination of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge has been the most devastating.

Suarez is the current Premier League top-goalscorer despite missing the first six games of the season through suspension, and the Liverpool captain has been quick to sing his praises.

"I've run out of words to describe him. We're blessed in this country to have some really top forwards, top, top attacking players. But for me, without being biased he's the best," he concluded.

"He's relentless. He's a winner, he's a killer and we're lucky to have him."

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