Last Updated: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:08
Anfield skipper Steven Gerrard is convinced Liverpool can make it into the Champions League top-four places at the end of the season.
The Reds sit in second place behind Arsenal in the Premier League after a great start to the season and Gerrard wants his team-mates to keep it going for as long as possible.
He believes if they are still in contention at the top of the league around Christmas then they should be in for a great second half of the campaign and on track to achieve their goals.
"Everyone is taking points off one another and I'm sure other teams are taking note that we are a threat to them," the England midfielder told Liverpool's website.
"But to be honest, I'm not too bothered about what people are saying about us. I know what this team is capable of.
"The main thing for us is to keep fighting and show that we are capable of staying in these positions to around Christmas time and then we will see where that takes us. The only way we will do that is by winning games.
"We have come away to two tough places and taken maximum points from Aston Villa and Sunderland. It's very important that we get ourselves into a good position because there is nothing worse than going into the New Year having left yourself too much to do.
"We want to make sure that we go into the next international break with another three points to ensure that we are in a fabulous position.
"Nobody here will be getting carried away."
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