Steven Gerrard has called for England’s fans to be realistic regarding the nations chances at next summer’s World Cup, the Telegraph understands.
The Liverpool captain helped book the Three Lions place in Brazil with a late goal against Poland to secure a 2-0 win at Wembley, and top spot in Group H.
Liverpool secured their fifth win in seven league games this season by beating Crystal Palace 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
The result was enough to see the Reds briefly return to the top of the Premier League, only to be again replaced by Arsenal following their draw at West Bromwich Albion yesterday afternoon.
Juventus have once again shown their interested in signing Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.
The Serie A champions, who initially made an approach for the Uruguayan international last summer, are reportedly in discussions over a £26 million transfer, having been knocked back previously.