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Baines: Spurs game not key

Everton defender Leighton Baines has dismissed suggestions that this weekend's match against Tottenham is make-or-break for the Toffees' hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.

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Leighton Baines: Says Everton will give everything they've got at Tottenham

Leighton Baines: Says Everton will give everything they've got at Tottenham

Everton are currently four points off fourth place in the Premier League with eight games remaining.

Third-placed Spurs are seven points better off than the Merseyside club and Baines knows his side are in for a tough match at White Hart Lane.

"It's a big game but there are plenty more after that and it won't be decided by next weekend," Baines told the Liverpool Echo. "We are the ones who are trailing and that probably means we are the least favourite of the teams but we are fighters.

"We won't stop believing and we will give everything we have got, as we did last week (against Manchester City) and today.

"If we can win a few more games and get close to the end of the season, that's where we want to be.

"It's a very big game now (Spurs next week) and an opportunity for us to catch them or for them to get a bit of distance."

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