FA Cup quarters: Arsenal tie holds no fears for Everton manager Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez is aware that Everton has an uphill task but says that it is the challenge that makes FA Cup as exciting as it is made out to be.

updated: February 17, 2014 10:03 IST
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Liverpool: Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes his side are capable of negotiating an "exciting" FA Cup quarter-final visit to Arsenal.

Martinez, looking to win the knockout competition for the second time in successive seasons after guiding Wigan to an unlikely Wembley triumph last year, saw his current side reach the last eight with a convincing 3-1 win over another of his former clubs in Swansea at Goodison Park on Sunday.

And while Martinez could barely conceal his disappointment at being handed such a difficult challenge, the Spaniard clearly believes Everton are capable of advancing to the semi-finals.

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