Former England Manager Believes Liverpool can win Title
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle believes that Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge can fire Liverpool to the title.
Hoddle, like the rest of us, watched on with awe as the pair scored four of Liverpool’s goals in the 6-3 win away to Cardiff.
The goals took the pair’s tally to 47 for the season and moved them third in the list of all time Premier League partnerships, two behind the famous Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton pairing from the 90’s.
"To score six goals away from home is a fantastic result," Hoddle told Sky Sports. "At the moment they are four points adrift of Chelsea but they've got a game in hand and at the moment they look so confident they believe they can beat anyone at this period of time, especially with that strike force.
"With Suarez and Sturridge up front - and with Steven Gerrard pulling the strings behind like he did - they are a force and they've got a chance of winning this Premier League. The key for Liverpool is keeping those front two fit because they are going to score more goals. They're telepathic and one of the best strike partnerships I've seen.
"They know each other's game and they are prepared to assist each other with goals as well as be a little bit selfish - and they are happy to be there.
"I think there are times when Suarez gets a bit frustrated but Sturridge is becoming more and more of a team player. It has taken him three clubs to see the light a little bit but he knows that he's got a team behind him that can be create and he's got a mate that is a very special player who can create for him.
"He's now saying 'I'll give you something back as well' and at the moment Liverpool Football Club has got to be a happy camp."
While Hoddle, who played and managed Tottenham Hotspurs, maintains that the Reds have the strike-force to lift the title, the 56 year old believes that they will only do so if they can shore up their leaky defense.
"Defense is the problem for them and if Liverpool don't win the Premier League this year it will be because they concede goals," he added.
"They'll say that they've got players who will score more than the opposition but they've still got to play top three teams and they'll come unstuck if they play like that."