Moyes: Baines getting closer to Ashley Cole

Everton manager David Moyes heaped praise on left-back Leighton Baines after the 28-year-old scored a wonderful goal against Newcastle on Wednesday night.

"Baines came up with a worldy to get us back level," Moyes said, reflecting on the game at St James' Park.

And the Everton boss also suggested Baines is catching up fast in the race to become England's first-choice left-back."Ashley Cole is the best left-back in England and Leighton Baines is behind him, but the gap between the two of them is much closer."

Report: Newcastle 1-2 Everton


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