Kelechi Iheanacho has also begun to hit form and put in one of his brightest displays for the club two weeks ago when bagging a last-minute winner against Everton.
The east Midlands side have established themselves as Liverpool’s closest title challengers this season, trailing the Reds by six points after eight successive top-flight wins, which is a club record.
Brendan Rodgers spoke of the side’s ambition to challenge Liverpool after beating Aston Villa 4-1 on Sunday.
“I don’t think anyone expects us to be near the top,” he said. “After Manchester United won at Manchester City on Saturday, the caption came up about how far City are away from Liverpool.