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Rush: Current Liverpool team can prove the club's greatest

Liverpool legend Ian Rush says the current team stand on the brink of greatness.

If Liverpool are to wrestle the title from Manchester City's grasp, that would then lead to a history-defining moment on May 28 when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League showpiece in Paris.

Rush is akin to greatness himself – having won the Treble with the Anfield outfit during the 1983-84 season (League, League Cup and European Cup).

"Well, if they win the quadruple, they'd actually go down as the best team ever - simply because no one's done it," he told the Daily Mail at an Evening with the Liverpool Masters on behalf of

"And that's why I keep saying it's a fantastic achievement to do what they have done already. But if they are to win the quadruple then they would go down in history as the best team ever.

"We won the treble in 1984 and that was some achievement but if they go and do one better they'll have to surpass, it's a simple as that.

"And if they do that, then that says a lot coming from the history of Liverpool."

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