Liverpool central defender Martin Skrtel has been quoted by the club’s website suggesting the club will battle for every point between now and the end of the season.
Liverpool face Hull City this evening in an important match as they cling onto the slim hope of a place in the top four before the end of the campaign.
“We have five more games to play and we are ready to fight for every single point,” he said.
“We play against Hull City and we need to win this game in order to keep our chances of reaching Champions League alive.”
Liverpool have struggled to produce their best football this season, but Skrtel is a leader in the side and doesn’t seem ready to allow any of his teammates to rest on their laurels.
A win this evening closes the gap on Manchester United to just four points, with four games to go.
That’s not an impossible gap to overturn in just a handful of games, with United letting an eight point lead slip with six games to go when Manchester City won their first Premier League title.
The importance of Champions League football and what it would mean for Liverpool is obvious.
The calibre of player that the club can go after in the transfer market as manager Brendan Rodgers looks to improve his squad completely changes based on the two competitions.
However, Liverpool need to be careful this evening with Hull scrapping for their lives down in 16th place, one point above the bottom three as things stand.