West Ham United’s Aaron Cresswell targets win v Everton in FA Cup

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West Ham United defender Aaron Cresswell, who grew up as a Liverpool fan, is determined to win against Everton in the FA Cup on Tuesday.

Once a Red, always a Red.

West Ham United defender Aaron Cresswell grew up as a Liverpool fan, and he wants to add more misery on Everton.

The Hammers will take on Everton at Goodison Park in the third round of the FA Cup on Tuesday, and the left-back is determined to get the better of the Toffees.

Of course, winning a cup tie is special for any player of any team, but for Cresswell, victory on Tuesday will mean knocking out Liverpool’s city rivals.

“It's the FA Cup, it's massive," the 25-year-old told West Ham’s official website. “Of course we'd like to finish as high as we can in the league, but it would be nice to get a little FA Cup run this season, so we'll just have to see where we go.

"When you grow up in Liverpool, you're either a red or a blue and for me, it was red. So going up to Merseyside as well, playing against Everton, it will be nice to be back and we'll be looking to get through to the next round. We want to get a good run in the cup, so hopefully we can get the result."

West Ham have been struggling of late and did not get the results in the festive period they would have wanted to.

Sam Allardyce’s side have slipped to seventh in the Premier League table, and a cup tie against Everton will be a welcome distraction.

Everton themselves are not in great form and are currently just four points above the relegation zone.

Tuesday’s clash at the Goodison promises to be an exciting one.

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