The Everton winger has scored two goals in his past four matches to earn his side’s first Premier League victory since their Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich in February.
Barkley scored a brace against Chelsea last weekend but this will be his first FA Cup semi-final since that match.
“I was really happy with the way I played,” said Barkley.
We’ve got a good team that is playing well and the players are really motivated. “
You have to try and take a bit of pride in it, especially after the loss to Chelsea.”
We’ve got a good team that is playing well and the players are really motivated.
“It’s a great game and we’ll be looking forward to it.”
Everton’s top scorer of the season is back to full fitness after missing three games with a knee injury.
He had a scan on Tuesday and will be available for the first leg at home to Watford on Sunday (kick-off 16:00 GMT).
“I’ve been training with the squad for a week and they’re really motivated and they have the desire to go out there and get the result,” said the 27-year-old.
Everton have won their past five FA Cup ties.”
We’ll see what happens.”
Everton have won their past five FA Cup ties.