"We'd love to progress," Howe said. "I'll leave the team selection as a surprise! I won't tell you, but there will be some changes, we've got a good squad.
"I expect an open game on Saturday. Both teams want to win and we all remember the last time they came here.
"Hopefully this time we can win, it's a big game for everyone at the club.
"The carrot is there as we've only ever reached the quarter finals once in our history."