Victor Moses could be the missing link that finally helps Liverpool end their long run for a league title, at least that is belief of Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi .

The Chelsea forward is yet to figure for Liverool since leaving Stamford Bridge on a season-long loan but he underlined his ability with an impressive display for Nigeria.

Moses fired a late penalty which helped the Super Eagles claim a 2-0 victory over Malawi in the final round of Africa's World Cup Qualification process.

Having represented England at various youth levels, Moses made the decision to represent the country of his birth and he has certainly made an impact with Nigeria boss Keshi going so far as to state that he will help Liverpool win the league this season.

"I am happy with this because Liverpool is a club I like very much," he explained. "The arrival of Moses means Liverpool will win the championship because he is a very good player who will boost the side."

Liverpool fans will certainly hope that this is the case but it is perhaps more likely that the winger can help the side finally compete for a place back in the top four.

It has been some 23 years since Liverpool last won the league title, while they have not qualified for the Champions League since finishing as runners-up back in the 2008/09 season under Rafa Benitez.

They have made an impressive start to the campaign thanks to three consecutive 1-0 victories and currently stand top of the Premier League, as the only team with a 100% record.

Brendan Rodgers was lauded for his work in the transfer window as he signed seven new players, but it seems Moses is viewed as one of the best pieces of business as former defender Jamie Carragher also reserved special praise for the arrival of the winger.

I think Moses will be an important signing," said Carragher. "Maybe that bit of pace and power on the counter attack, strength in the wide area will add a lot to the side."

"They're top of the table at the moment and it'll be interesting to see if the new boys will be involved and if they can stay at the top of the table."