The Reds have started the season in fine form and lie level on points in second and the goalkeeper feels the squad is strong enough to keep pace
Brendan Rodgers' side travel to leaders Arsenal on Saturday and will go top with a victory if Chelsea fail to beat Newcastle United in the early kick-off.
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"We're near the top of the table and so far things have gone well," the Belgian said, in quotes reported by The Daily Express.
"From my experiences at Sunderland I know that injuries and suspensions can play a big part.
"Here the squad is deeper and we should be able to deal with stuff like that in a better way."
This weekend's trip to the Emirates Stadium begins a run of three away matches in four games for Liverpool, with the Merseyside derby against Everton and a visit to Hull City coming after the visit of Fulham.