Chelsea take on Utd in 4th round of Capital One Cup

Chelsea will host Manchester United in the pick of the fourth round ties of the Capital One Cup. The pairing of  means the two sides will face each other twice at Stamford Bridge within the space of a few days.

Holders Liverpool have been handed a home game against Swansea after overcoming West Brom which will see Reds boss  Brendan Rodgers face his former side.

Leeds, who secured a surprise 2-1 win over Everton on Tuesday, face Southampton at Elland Road, while Aston Villa’s reward for causing an upset at Premier League champions Manchester City is a trip to Paolo Di Canio’s Swindon.

Arsenal,  head to Reading and Andre Villas-Boas takes his Tottenham side to Norwich in two all-Premier League ties.

“It is a good draw, we’re really happy with it,” said Royals boss Brian McDermott. “I am sure we’ll have a few people at the Madejski Stadium for that.

“We look forward to that but before that we have a big game against Newcastle that we’re really looking forward to and tonight’s result will be important going into that.”

Sunderland’s victory over MK Dons has earned them a home fixture against north east rivals Middlesbrough. The two sides met in the fourth round of the FA Cup last year, with Sunderland winning the replay to progress.

Finally, Bradford – the lowest placed side left in the competition – head to Wigan.

Ties will be played on the week commencing 29 October.

Capital One Cup fourth round draw:

Sunderland v Middlesbrough

Swindon v Aston Villa

Wigan v Bradford

Leeds v Southampton

Norwich v Tottenham

Liverpool v Swansea

Chelsea v Manchester United

Reading v Arsenal