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 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.