Caretaker manager was part of the West Ham squad that secured an unlikely escape from relegation thanks to the Argentina striker’s goal at Old Trafford in 2007

Hayden Mullins believes his Watford side can channel the spirit of Carlos Tevez and West Ham’s dramatic escape from relegation in 2007 when they embark on their own survival bid against Arsenal.

Tevez was the goalscorer when West Ham won at Old Trafford, against a Manchester United side that had already won the Premier League, on the final day of the campaign. Mullins, who replaced him as a substitute, must now spur Watford to comparable heroics as caretaker manager and thinks he has the tools to repeat the Argentinian’s impact.

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