"We are still the outsiders to win the title but the fact we're still in the race at this stage of the season shows how far we've come under Brendan," Rush told the Liverpool Echo.
"You have to start believing that winning it is possible. We have to be looking up rather than down.
"Before maybe we were looking over our shoulder and thinking fourth, fifth or sixth, but now with the position we're in we should be targeting fourth place and upwards.
"We've still got Man City, Chelsea and Tottenham to play at home. Even if we don't win the league, we will have a big say in who does win it."
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