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"Of course when you lose games, you're not happy, you don't like it, but I don't think the confidence should be knocked by going out to Barcelona.

"But it was just a reality check of where we're at. We played our part in those two games, especially in the first leg and at the start in Barcelona, and we know we're not that far away, but there's still a little way to go because they won it thoroughly in the end.

"Everton will be a tough game, but if we get concentrated and we get the team to defend together, attack well, find our flow, I'm sure we can get a good result.

"Everyone has already got their minds on this. We've got our act together and we've got everyone focusing. We enjoyed the weather on Thursday out on the pitch, and there was a recovery for those who played.

"You could see in the session, the determination and hunger was there and all of them want to play on Sunday, and it'll be down to me to leave some out."