The biggest fixture in the third round of the 2017/2018 English FA Cup is the Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton as holders Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal have been drawn away to Championship club Nottingham Forest, Manchester United are at home to Championship club Derby County, while Chelsea will be away to Norwich City.
The draw was held on Monday night. Manchester City will welcome Premier League club Burnley.
Leicester City, with the Nigerian contingent of Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa, are away to lower league Fleetwood Town or Hereford City, while Sone Aluko’s Reading are away to Stevenage.
In another tie, Tottenham Hotspur wil be at home to Wimbledom, and Bristol City will be at Vicarage Road to face Watford.
The 32 third round ties will take place across the weekend of 5-8 January, 2018.
Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 in last season’s final.
It was Arsenal’s third FA Cup title in the last four season.
Third round draw:
Ipswich Town v Sheffield United
Watford v Bristol City
Birmingham City v Burton Albion
Liverpool v Everton
Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace
Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United
AFC Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan Athletic
Coventry City v Stoke City
Newport County v Leeds United
Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town
Port Vale or Yeovil Town v Bradford City
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Brentford v Notts County
Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons
Manchester United v Derby County
Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion
Doncaster Rovers v Slough Town or Rochdale
Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon
Middlesbrough v Sunderland
Fleetwood Town or Hereford FC v Leicester City
Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City
Cardiff City v Mansfield Town
Manchester City v Burnley
Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City
Stevenage v Reading
Newcastle United v Luton Town
Millwall v Barnsley
Fulham v Southampton
Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End
Norwich City v Chelsea
Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday
Source: Complete Sports Nigeria