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Barkley Confident of Winning Silverware

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley insists the club’s current squad has the potential to win trophies in the future and make history of their own.

The Toffees have not won a trophy for 20 years, with the 1995 FA Cup win under Joe Royle their last taste of success.

The England international has admitted that the recent death of club legend Howard Kendall has inspired him to push on in the future.

Kendall helped Everton to two First Division titles, an FA Cup and Charity Shield, as well as the European Cup Winners’ Cup between 1981 and 1987 and Barkley is confident his current team-mates can follow suit.

“We have the potential in the squad to achieve that and it will be a waste if we don’t win something,” Barkley said. “Winning the league, winning everything really, and I want to win something – a few things- with England.”

“England has the talent. I want to achieve something. I’ve supported Everton since I was a kid but I have never seen us win something. To be in the team that does that, as a local lad, would be special. The gaffer has been saying in all the meetings this season that he wants us to win silverware and he believes we can.”