Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has been handed the chance of facing the Red Devils – if his present club Derby County can overcome Northampton in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
Manchester United were paired with a trip to either Rooney’s current Championship side or League Two Northampton in the fifth round draw.
Rooney – after signing for Derby in the January window – has already had a hand in disposing of a Premier League side, playing a key role in the 1-0 third-round victory over Crystal Palace earlier this month.
United’s all-time top scorer enjoyed a glittering 13-year career at Old Trafford before returning to Everton in 2017.
Arsenal will face League One side Portsmouth after Mikel Arteta’s side defeated Bournemouth 2-1 on Monday evening.
The FA Cup holders Manchester City will travel to Sheffield Wednesday while the runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool could face a trip to Stamford Bridge, if their second-string side can see off League One Shrewsbury at Anfield.
Jürgen Klopp confirmed on Sunday that he will play a young side in the February replay as the first team will be enjoying their winter break. Championship leaders West Brom’s reward for beating West Ham is a home tie against Newcastle or Oxford. Mark Dobson
FA Cup fifth-round draw
Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City
Reading/Cardiff v Sheffield United
Chelsea v Shrewsbury/Liverpool
West Brom v Newcastle/Oxford
Leicester v Coventry/Birmingham
Northampton/Derby v Man Utd
Southampton/Tottenham v Norwich
Portsmouth v Arsenal