LUIS: I’M THE MAN FOR EURO SNATCH
QPR v LIVERPOOL EVERTON v ARSENAL
LUIS SUAREZ has blocked out all thoughts of returning to Wembley as he looks to propel Liverpool on a late surge to the Champions League.
Kenny Dalglish’s Carling Cup winners are on course for a trophy double after securing an FA Cup semi-final spot.
But their stuttering league form, one win in five league games, needs to improve if they hope to get fourth place.
And Suarez who hit the winner against QPR at Anfield in December, is refusing to give up hope of snatching a seat in Europe’s top competition.
The Uruguay hot-shot said: “Going back to Wembley will be great, but we have to concentrate on the league games coming up before we begin to think about Wembley. It’s difficult to grab a place in the Champions League.
“But we will keep battling hard right until the end of the season and try to give a good account of ourselves.”
Mark Hughes has ordered his bigname QPR players to step up to the challenge of staying in the top-flight.
Sparky needs all his main men to step up and be counted, especially the new January signings Bobby Zamora and Djibril Cisse.
Hughes said: “It is important that we get big performances from everyone in the first 11 or from off the bench.” KIERAN GIBBS claims Arsenal are on course for their only target this term – to finish higher than Tottenham.
The Gunners have gone on a five-match unbeaten run in the league to close the gap on their arch-rivals to just one point.
They can go above Apurs tonight if they do better against Everton than Spurs do against Stoke and Gibbs said: “We’ve seen over the last few seasons that anything can happen.
“It’s important for us to cement our place in the top four and keep winning.
“We know Everton will be a difficult game but we have the momentum, so we want to continue that.”
Arsenal’s winning streak came as Gibbs and fellow