Yannick Bolasie looking forward to Leighton Baines test

West Brom's Shane Long and Everton's Leighton Baines battle for the ball on August 24, 2013
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Yannick Bolasie wants to test himself against the best and compares Everton's Leighton Baines to Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole.

Crystal Palace midfielder Yannick Bolasie has said that he cannot wait to test himself against Everton left-back Leighton Baines.

The two teams go head to head at Selhurst Park tomorrow afternoon, and the 24-year-old Frenchman believes that the Toffees present a stern test under new manager Roberto Martinez.

"It will be a very tough game, Roberto Martinez has got them playing very good football," Sky Sports News quotes him as saying.

"I always want to test myself against the best and right now Leighton is up there with Ashley Cole as one of the best full-backs in England. I'll be looking forward to that battle because I want to prove to people that I can cut it in the Premier League.

"They've always been a good team and they've always worked hard, but they've added that footballing style to their game now, which will make it tough for us."

The Eagles sit bottom of the Premier League with one win from their 10 games so far.

Everton's Leighton Baines is congratulated by teammates after scoring a free-kick against West Ham on September 21, 2013
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