United defeated Newcastle 2-0 in last season&aposs Carabao Cup final at Wembley thanks to goals from Casemiro and Marcus Rashford, which gave Erik ten Hag a trophy in his first year in charge of the club.
Two months after the final, the two sides met again in the Premier League at St. James&apos Park and Newcastle won 2-0.
It was subsequently revealed, in Amazon Prime&aposs fly-on-the-wall Newcastle documentary, that Howe said &aposif they want a quick game let&aposs f****** give it to them&apos to his players in the dressing room before that game in April.
That was a response from Howe to comments made by Ten Hag about his side&aposs timewasting before the Carabao Cup final, but the Newcastle boss was keen to stress there was no animosity from his perspective this week.
Howe spoke ahead of Wednesday night&aposs match in the Carabao Cup when a place in the quarter-finals will be up for grabs.
“That&aposs not our emotion as I sit here now,” Howe said when asked whether Newcastle were hungry for revenge. “Our emotion is to prepare to win the game and a win gets us to the quarter-final of the competition.
“We loved our run in it [Carabao Cup] last year and we&aposre determined to do as well as we can, despite the fact we do have a few injuries and the squad is stretched to a degree, we&aposll still try and be competitive.
“It features right at the top of our priorities because it&aposs our next game. We select a team to win and it&aposs no different for this match. Yes, we&aposre going to have to use our squad and we have another game against Arsenal a few days later, then Dortmund, so it would be foolish not to use the squad and that doesn&apost mean we don&apost back them to go to Old Trafford and win.