For Liverpool and their fans, the last 23 years haven't been particularly enjoyable.
Their record of 18 Football League First Division titles and mantle as England's most successful club team has been surpassed and taken by archrivals Manchester United over the past quarter of a century.
The Reds have had to watch on while Sir Alex Ferguson and his Red Devils swept up almost every trophy put before them while having to settle for the FA Cup and League Cup themselves—their only two pieces of silverware in five years.
The decline of the Merseyside club has been stark in recent times and put into brutal clarity at the end of the 2011/12 Premier League season, which Liverpool finished in eighth place.
However, brighter times could lay ahead with the Anfield club currently top of the league and unbeaten, with midfielder Victor Moses claiming his side could at last win the title again this season (Daily Mail).
And the Nigerian loan star could have a point—maybe Liverpool can win the championship for the first time since 1990.
Here, we look at five reasons why.