After Saturday's game, Gerrard could be forgiven for believing that he might finally be in sight of the league title that has eluded him. He is playing his part for a Liverpool team that sits third, just two points behind Arsenal. But the chief reason is Luis Suarez, who dismantled West Brom with a dazzling hat trick. Suarez had ill-tempered scrapes with Ferguson's United. But even Sir Alex could not deny that the Uruguayan is a "top, top player.