"There have been certain points in the season when we have not been able to play any better; Bolton away for instance. But in terms of consistency, we can do it more often.
"We did not play well against Manchester City last week and no-one produces great performances week in, week out.
"All we can do is concentrate on our own job and doing what we are doing at the moment.
"We know there is a long way to go. We are not even halfway through the season yet, so no-one is getting carried away.
"But why should we look over our shoulders? We want to look ahead and try to increase our lead at the top rather than thinking they are coming up behind us."