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Baines on Cup semi: This is why I joined Everton

Leighton Baines says his move to Everton has been justified by this weekend's FA Cup semi against Manchester United.

"This semi-final is a dream for me, and it is at Wembley which adds a bit of spice for us all," the former Wigan fullback said. "This is the chance to get this club into a cup final, it has been too long since we have been there.

"People do feel the game should not be at Wembley because it takes something away from the final, but on the other hand, it is a great occasion and a chance to play there.

"This is what I came to Everton for. To play in Europe, cup finals and big games."



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