Liverpool starlet dares to dream of Premier League glory

Raheem Sterling admits there is a growing realisation around Anfield that the Reds could be about to end their title drought.

Sterling was pivotal as Liverpool toppled Tottenham on Sunday, and now the talented teenager’s thoughts are already turning towards beating title rivals Manchester City and Chelsea.

The 19-year-old, who was not even born the last time the Reds were crowned champions of England in 1990, was outstanding against Spurs in a 4-0 win that left Brendan Rodgers’ side top of the table and with their destiny in their own hands.

A remarkable unbeaten run in 2014 has created a tidal wave of optimism amongst the clubs supporters and Sterling admits he and his team-mates also have a sense of the dream becoming a reality.

Asked in a press conference if Liverpool could end their 24-year wait, he responded: "Definitely. As the season has been going on, we have had more belief.

"It’s all to dream about. We all know what the dream is and we are all working to make the dream a reality.

"There is a really good atmosphere around the training camp and there is a real belief amongst the fans, a real togetherness with the fans and the players. It’s a really good atmosphere and long may it continue."

With City and Chelsea both due at Anfield this month, the England winger hopes Liverpool’s current form combined with the fans unerring support will see the stadium return to the daunting fortress of old.

"Of the remaining games, it is going to be difficult against those two, but I think we will fancy ourselves against anyone coming here,`` said Sterling.

"The atmosphere against Tottenham was the best atmosphere I have ever played in. I had heard from Flano (Jon Flanagan) and Stevie (Gerrard) about the fans being like that on Champions League nights, but it was great to actually experience it.

"It is great to have the fans behind us and, like the manager said, they are our 12th man.

"But we just want to be taking it step by step and hopefully we will do the business when we get here."

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