Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014

Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has insisted that his side are staying “modest” despite being so close of winning their first Premier League title.

The Reds edged out Norwich City 3-2 at the weekend to move five points clear at the top of the table with 80 points from 35 games.

However Sterling, who scored two goals in addition to providing an assist against the Canaries at Carrow Road, explained that Liverpool are still focusing on every game as it comes rather than thinking about the ultimate prize of lifting the country’s top domestic trophy after a gap of 24 years.

"We come in every day at Melwood and see each other, everyone knows what the dream is at the end of it, so everyone is just keeping each other modest and we know that if we keep working hard there is this real goal at the end of it now", he told ITV.


"I just think the important thing is for us to keep our heads down, keep working again this week, then go again this weekend."

Liverpool, who have now won 11 matches on the spin, will next face second-placed Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday.

Jose Mourinho’s side defeated the Merseyside club 2-1 in the corresponding fixture at Stamford Bridge in December.

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