Theo Walcott believes there’s no cause why Southampton shouldn’t be dreaming about FA Cup glory this season.
The ahead spoke completely to talkSPORT forward of their semi-final conflict towards Leicester at Wembley on Sunday, which you’ll hearken to LIVE on talkSPORT, kick-off 6:30pm.
Many would have Saints down because the weakest workforce left within the competitors however Walcott has warned any doubters to write down them off at their peril, insisting they’ll beat anybody on their day.
Chatting with Sam Matterface, he stated: “It’s such a cliche, however we’ve received this very troublesome sport towards Leicester. However why not [dream about winning]? We’ve not conceded a objective within the competitors but.
“We’re going to get pleasure from it and if we play to the flexibility we all know we are able to, particularly within the first half of the season, we are able to beat anybody. After we all work as a unit, we’re not good to play towards.
“I didn’t suppose I’d be at an FA Cup semi-final once more. It’s a kind of the place I really feel prefer it might be a really particular second for me and the workforce.”
Beat Leicester and an FA Cup closing date with Chelsea, who beat Manchester City within the semi-finals, awaits on Might 15.
Southampton’s sole FA Cup triumph got here in 1976, whereas they final made the ultimate in 2003.
Walcott is set to create extra comfortable Cup reminiscences for the St Mary’s devoted, including that the actual fact followers shall be on the semi has solely motivated the workforce extra.
He added: “It means a lot. For a membership like Southampton to be within the closing and hopefully progress, it simply exhibits the membership’s making an attempt to progress in the best route.”
“It’s that additional incentive that you just’ve received individuals there, and so they simply wish to have a terrific time out and see a soccer match. They’ve not had it for therefore lengthy and we’ve not had it both.
“Hopefully everybody can observe the principles and guarantee this runs easily, as a result of that is what we would like. We wish followers to be again now. It’s been too lengthy.
“Plenty of gamers I do know are fed up now of simply enjoying a sport, as a result of that’s the way it feels at instances, simply one other soccer match.
“That buzz of seeing all of the followers at Wembley, that’s what it’s all about, that’s why we find it irresistible a lot. Whenever you see the grins on the youngsters’ faces and while you’re taking selfies with them after the video games, we’ve missed all of that.”