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Liverpool have the edge, claims Ronnie O'Sullivan

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Five-time world snooker champion, Ronnie O'Sullivan decided to forget about his own sport this week and speak about the Premier League run-in.

O'Sullivan, who is not a supporter of any specific football team, believes that Liverpool have a mental edge over their rivals, due to the work of hailed sports psychologist, Dr. Steve Peters.

He told reporters: “the guy is just a phenomenon. He is not a sports psychologist, but a sports psychiatrist”

“He knows how the brain works, and how human beings react to certain situations. I think there are times when we all need some advice from such highly-educated professionals to enhance your well-being”.

O'Sullivan also believes that the confidence that Peters has installed in Brendan Rodgers' side could be emulated within the England camp.

The snooker champion believes that Peters is the man who turned his career around, by “explaining to me how my head was reacting to certain situations”.

While there is no doubt part of Liverpool's success is down to the raw talent of players such as Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez, the form Liverpool have been playing at is significantly higher than previous seasons, despite minimal changes to the first-team.

Liverpool are currently top of the table, two points ahead of second placed Chelsea. Although, third placed Manchester City have two games in hand, which could see them leap-frog the competition and win the title.

O'Sullivan is “fascinated to see if his work will drive Liverpool to the title in the final few matches of the season."

Whether it is Steve Peters, Brendan Rodgers, or Daniel Sturridge who fire Liverpool to the title, I am sure Liverpool supporters are anxious to see their team claim the top English division for the first time since its conversion to the Premier League.

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