By Our Reporter
Arsenal have been drawn against Liverpool in the FA Cup third round, while Newcastle have been handed a trip to north-east rivals Sunderland.
Arsenal, record 14-times winners of the competition will face title-rivals Liverpool as the Premier League and Championship sides enter the oldest cup competition in the world.
Newcastle go to Championship neighbours and fierce rivals Sunderland in the first Tyne-Wear derby since 2016.
Manchester United were drawn away in a domestic cup tie for the first time since 2021 as they go to League One side and 2013 FA Cup winners Wigan, after being handed 12 cup games in a row at Old Trafford.
United’s only domestic cup matches to be played away from home in the last three years were in a two-legged Carabao Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest and last season’s FA Cup semi-final as well as the final in both competitions at Wembley.
Holders Manchester City have been handed a home tie against Championship side Huddersfield, while Chelsea also have a home fixture against second-tier opposition in Preston.
There are all-Premier League ties between Tottenham and Burnley and Brentford and Wolves, along with Everton travelling to Crystal Palace.
Thursday, 4 January
Crystal Palace v Everton, 20:00
Friday, 5 January
Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley, 20:00
Saturday, 6 January
Sunderland v Newcastle United, 12:45
Middlesbrough v Aston Villa, 17:30
Chelsea v Preston North End, 17:30
Sunday, 7 January
Manchester City v Huddersfield Town, 14:00
Shrewsbury Town v Wrexham, 14:00
Arsenal v Liverpool, 16:30
Monday, 8 January
Wigan Athletic v Manchester United, 20:15