FA Cup hero Shaquille Coulthirst says he wants to KO Arsenal

Shaquile Coulthirst of Barnet celebrates at full time of the FA Cup Third Round match between Sheffield United and Barnet at Bramall Lane on January 6, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Former Tottenham Hotspur youngster Shaquille Coulthirst hopes to play Arsenal in the next round.

Shaquile Coulthirst of Barnet celebrates at full time of the FA Cup Third Round match between Sheffield United and Barnet at Bramall Lane on January 6, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

At one stage Shaquille Coulthirst seemed primed to enjoy the limelight currently being enjoyed by Harry Kane at Tottenham Hotspur.

When Kane was out on one of his various loan spells, Coulthirst got Spurs fans excited with a hat-trick against Barcelona in the NextGen Series, a precursor to the UEFA Youth League.

Coulthirst didn't make the breakthrough at Tottenham, and has slipped down the divisions. He is now a regular for Barnet, and helped them enjoy FA Cup success at the weekend.

 

Coulthirst scored the winner from the penalty spot as the non-league side beat Championship promotion challengers Sheffield United.

The former Spurs prospect, who is now 24, says he hopes to draw Arsenal in the next round so he can try and knock them out.

Marvin Johnson of Sheffield United and Shaquile Coulthirst of Barnet during the FA Cup Third Round match between Sheffield United and Barnet at Bramall Lane on January 6, 2019 in Sheffield,...

He told BBC Sport: "I'm delighted for all the lads and the manager. Who knows how far we can get?

"I want Arsenal away - I used to play for Spurs so it would be nice to beat them there."

The FA Cup draw will be made on Monday evening after Wolves vs Liverpool.

Coulthirst has been at Barnet since 2017, scoring 10 goals despite their relegation from League Two last season.

He has six goals to his name so far this season.

Shaquile Coulthirst of Barnet score the opening goal from a penalty during the FA Cup Third Round match between Sheffield United and Barnet at Bramall Lane on January 06, 2019 in Sheffield,...

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