Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is in no doubt the club are now playing football worthy of the Champions League.
The Reds moved back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League, where they have spent most of the season so far, after Sunday's 5-3 win at Stoke.
And Suarez - scorer of a brace in the game - feels things are looking good in terms of the Merseysiders' prospects of staying there and going on to make a return to the Champions League, in which they have not featured in since 2009.
The Uruguay international told Liverpoolfc.com: "We know that in the last two years we haven't demonstrated that Liverpool can play in the Champions League.
"Now we are playing very well and we have the level to play in the Champions League. We have really good players and if we continue at this level, we can do it."
Suarez's double at the Britannia Stadium took him to 22 goals for the campaign - scored in only 16 league matches.
He missed Liverpool's first few fixtures this season as he completed the 10-game suspension he was serving for his infamous bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in April.
Liverpool - January transfer targets
Liverpool - January transfer targets
1/13 Yevhen Konoplyanka - Ukrainian international winger who impressed against England in recent World Cup qualifiers. Happy playing on either flank.
2/13 Javier Pastore - Very impressive and highly rated as a youngster, the Argentine international's career has stalled slightly since his £40m move to PSG. With the French club pursuing Juan Mata, a move to Liverpool could help Pastore get his career back on track and secure his World Cup place. For Liverpool it looks like they could secure some top quality reinforcement fairly reasonably.
3/13 Will Hughes - Derby's teenage midfielder has been consistently linked with a move to Anfield. However despite Brendan Rodgers' penchant for nurturing young talent, the Liverpool manager has so far denied he will be making a move.
Liverpool are interested in Derby midfielder Will Hughes
4/13 Michu - Last season's sensation has suffered slightly from second season syndrome but nevertheless he remains an excellent player. The Spaniard recently expressed an interest in playing at a higher level, could his signing help Liverpool secure a precious Champions League spot?
5/13 Hakan Calhanoglu - Hamburg's young star has also attracted the attention of Arsenal but with the London side packed with a surfeit of high-profile attacking midfielders, Liverpool might prove an easier place for the Turk to establish himself.
6/13 Danny Ings - With Rodgers looking to reinforce his SAS strike partnership, England U21 international Ings could be in line for a January move. The Burnley hitman has 12 league goals so far this season.
7/13 Jorginho - With Liverpool wanting to ease the strain on ageing skipper Steven Gerrard, Verona's Brazilian Jorginho could be the man to make the move to Anfield with a rumoured £15m transfer.
8/13 Claudio Marchisio - With Juventus' early Champions League exit meaning the midfielder could be on his way out in order to recoup some money, Liverpool could swoop to pick up a classy long term alternative for Gerrard.
9/13 Konstaninos Mitroglou - The Olympiakos striker's exploits this season have alerted not only Arsenal but also Liverpool to a possible January move. Would help take the strain off Suarez.
10/13 Ivan Rakitic - The Sevilla man may have a rather off-putting €40m release clause but that allegedly hasn't put off Liverpool who are still keen on the Croatian.
11/13 Salomon Rondon - Reportedly a Liverpool target when Suarez's exit from the club seemed inevitable, Rondon could be on his way out at Rubin Kazan and Liverpool may well renew their interest in the forward.
12/13 Ola Toivonen - The Swede is available on a free in the summer but Rodgers is said to be hopeful of taking him on loan before then. His versatility could prove handy at Anfield.
13/13 Kevin Volland - Liverpool are said to be one of five Premier League clubs after the young winger whose performances in the Bundesliga have impressed.
The 26-year-old frontman has been at the centre of various controversies during his career, but of late, the headlines about him have tended to be positive, with there being talk of him being among the best players in the world.
Suarez himself says he is a changed man and that the praise he is getting is "unbelievable".
But he has also stressed that his main concern is the progress of the Liverpool team.
He said: "When you are a child, you imagine a lot. Now many people or players speak about that and it's unbelievable for me.
"(It is) also for Liverpool, because in the last two or three years we have not played very well and not demonstrated our level. Now we are back to that.
"You work hard for the supporters and the people.
"It's important because the last few months were a little difficult for me. Now I've changed and it's okay."
He added: "For my confidence, it's very good, but the most important thing is Liverpool. That's more important to me.
"The squad is playing very well; for the forwards, it's easier on the pitch.
"If I score or not, it's not important to me. It's more important that we win the game."