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    Howard: We’re not favourites to finish fourth

    Howard: We’re not favourites to finish fourth

    Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard says that the club aren’t favourites to finish fourth in the Premier League despite having to play fourth placed Arsenal and having a game in hand.

    Everton welcome Arsenal to Goodison Park this week and the American stopper feels that Everton have the perfect chance to take some revenge for the humiliating FA Cup defeat at the Emirates a few weeks ago.

    “We are looking forward to playing Arsenal,” Howard said.

    “We still have a sour taste in our mouth about what happened at the Emirates in the FA Cup, so we will try and put that right at home.

    “Two weeks ago we were looking to catch Tottenham, now we are asking ourselves ‘can we catch Arsenal?’.

    “We’re not favourites to finish fourth because the gap is still four points.

    “It’s in our hands because we have a game in hand and we have to play them, but they still have that four-point lead so it is difficult.

    “We are on the outside looking in, but we are in the fight. If we could win next week and keep on their heels, that would be important for us.”

     

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