Javier Manquillo shares the Liverpool squad's dream of running out at Wembley, but insists that such thoughts must be put to one side at Anfield this afternoon.

The Reds host Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup quarter-finals today knowing that victory would book a match at the national stadium next month.

Narrowly missing out on achieving that feat in a Capital One Cup defeat by Chelsea at the penultimate hurdle has merely fuelled the desire.

But, as Manquillo knows, Rovers have already risen to the challenge of eliminating Barclays Premier League opposition twice in the competition this season.

The Spaniard tells Liverpoolfc.com: "To play at Wembley would be incredible and would fulfil a dream I have had since I was little.

"However, to get there we have to beat Blackburn first and we must focus on that now.

"We have to take one step at a time to achieve our objectives. Let's play this game against Blackburn first and go little by little before we think about winning a trophy."

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Liverpool are unbeaten in 13 matches at Anfield and have won each of the last five on home soil.

Interestingly, progress in the FA Cup has to date been secured on the road - with 2-1 victories at AFC Wimbledon, Bolton Wanderers and Crystal Palace.

But Manquillo still expects the freedom of playing at their own ground, coupled with the intensity of the fans, to prove pivotal for the Reds against Blackburn.

"It feels different playing at Anfield - we usually play more aggressively at home," the full-back adds. "It's easier for us as we have the support from our fans.

"We have to keep playing in our system and style. We've been doing great and if we can keep our recent form against Blackburn, I believe we'll have a good chance to win this game."

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