Last Updated: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:08
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard is refusing to give up on his title dream but for now will take a top four finish above Everton.
Gerrard is preparing to lead England out at Wembley on Tuesday in their crucial World Cup qualifier against Poland but he will then turn his attentions back to the domestic competition.
The veteran midfielder is desperate to fulfill his dream of picking up the title with the Reds but for this season he says a top four, and as such a Champions League spot, finish will be progress enough, as long as they finish above Everton.
"I am the captain of my boyhood team," Gerrard said.
"I have a special relationship with staff and supporters. There is a bond there. I've never made decisions financially. I make them with my heart - and that's why I haven't moved on.
"My only regrets are the times I've had lows at Liverpool.
"You're letting the fans down. That's hard. You've let people down. But I find I have learned more from the lows. The feelings the fans go through at the end of a match - I feel them too.
"There's a lot at stake every time I pull on a shirt for Liverpool.
"I'd never say never about our chances of winning the Premier League title. But if I'm being honest, that's not the aim.
"The aim is for a top-four place - and to finish above Everton."
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