League Cup third-round draw: Tottenham to host rivals Arsenal

Tottenham v Arsenal
The eight Premier League sides involved in Europe this season enter the League Cup in round three

Tottenham will host north London rivals Arsenal in the League Cup third round.

Holders Chelsea begin their defence of the trophy with a trip to League One Walsall, while Aston Villa will host local rivals Birmingham City.

Elsewhere, Manchester United and Liverpool were given home ties against Ipswich Town and Carlisle respectively.

There are three more ties between Premier League sides: Sunderland host Manchester City, Norwich host West Brom and Leicester host West Ham.

Meanwhile, Championship Preston's reward for knocking out top-flight Watford is a home draw against another newly promoted Premier League side, Bournemouth.

Third-round ties to be played in the week beginning 21 September:

Middlesbrough v Wolves

Norwich City v West Brom

Hull City v Swansea

Leicester City v West Ham

Aston Villa v Birmingham

Tottenham v Arsenal

Manchester United v Ipswich Town

Liverpool v Carlisle United

Crystal Palace v Charlton Athletic

Fulham v Stoke City

Sunderland v Manchester City

Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday

Reading v Barnsley or Everton

Preston v Bournemouth

Walsall v Chelsea

Milton Keynes Dons v Southampton

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