Arsenal will host Manchester United while Premier League holders Manchester City have been given a relatively easy draw as they face Burnley in the fourth round of FA Cup. According to a release by the FA Cup, former Wolves duo Robbie Keane and Carl Ikeme made the announcement for the draw which also saw Tottenham Hotspur setting up a London derby against Crystal Palace. While defending champions Chelsea will either host Sheffield Wednesday or Luton Town at the Stamford Bridge. All the fixtures will be played between January 25 and 28.
The FA Cup in the release also mentioned that the winning clubs picking up 180,000 pounds after the FA doubled the prize fund for the 2018-19 campaign.
Among other fixtures, Swansea will face Gillingham while West Ham United will head south-west to AFC Wimbledon.
Newport, who had defeated former Premier League champions Leicester City in the previous round by a slender margin, will face Middlesbrough in the next round.
The previous round saw Liverpool being knocked out by Wolves, Manchester City rout Rotherham 7-0, Arsenal thrashing Blackpool 3-0 in an away fixture, Chelsea beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 and Manchester United under their caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer defeat Reading 2-0.
Draw in full:
Swansea v Gillingham
AFC Wimbledon v West Ham
Shrewsbury or Stoke v Wolves
Millwall v Everton
Brighton v West Brom
Bristol City v Bolton
Accrington v Derby or Southampton
Doncaster v Oldham
Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton
Newcastle or Blackburn v Watford
Middlesbrough v Newport
Manchester City v Burnley
Barnet v Brentford
Portsmouth v QPR
Crystal Palace v Tottenham
(With AFP inputs)