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STEVEN GERRARD has revealed he has never been happier in his career than he is at the moment - and wants to prolong his Liverpool career.
The club captain has previously been on the verge of going elsewhere to fulfil ambitions, but is determined to remain at Anfield well into his 30s.
Liverpool are still in the race for the Premier League title, closing the gap on leaders Manchester United to just one point after scoring nine goals in successive wins against the defending champions and Aston Villa.
OLD TRAFFORD heroes Andrea Dossena and Lucas have set their sights on securing their long-term futures at Liverpool.
Both players have come in for heavy criticism for their performances for most of the season, but blossomed in the 4-1 victory over Manchester United on Saturday.
Dossena scored the final goal to add to the first Liverpool goal he struck in last week's 4-0 thrashing of Real Madrid, while Lucas played the full 90 minutes of a game that breathed some life back into the title race.
FERNANDO TORRES is confident he will be fit to take on Real Madrid.
Liverpool welcome Real for their first ever visit to Anfield on Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
They lead 1-0 from the first leg in the Bernabeu, the game in which Torres sustained the ankle injury he is currently sidelined with.
LIVERPOOL suffered a fresh injury blow last night with the news that Alvaro Arbeloa will be out for at least 10 days.
RAFAEL BENITEZ is confident that his side will be in perfect shape for re-launching their title charge following a two-week break.
Liverpool ended a gruelling run of six games in 20 days with their 3-2 win at Portsmouth a fortnight ago and play the first of their 13 remaining league fixtures at home to Manchester City on Sunday.
Since then Benitez's side has fallen five points behind the Barclays Premier League leaders, with Manchester United beating Fulham 3-0 on Wednesday in their game in hand.