FA Cup quarter-final draw: Arsenal to face Sheffield United, Chelsea handed Leicester City trip

Arsenal and Chelsea have been handed tough away ties in the quarter-final of the FA Cup.

The Gunners’ reward for overcoming Portsmouth in round five is another game on the road as they face fellow Premier League outfit Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

When the two team met there earlier in the season, the Gunners – under Unai Emery – were beaten 1-0 and then drew the reverse meeting at the Emirates Stadium in January.

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As for the Blues, they’ll face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

Both Premier League meetings have ended in draws, with Antonio Rudiger scoring twice in a four-goal thriller at the beginning of February.

Holders Manchester City beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 on Wednesday night thanks to a goal from Sergio Aguero and will face a Newcastle United side who were runners-up in 1998 and 1999.

The last quarter-final tie won’t be confirmed until Thursday night.

Manchester United take on Wayne Rooney’s Derby County at Pride Park with a trip to Norwich City the reward for the winner.

The Premier League’s bottom side came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur on penalties with Tim Krul proving to be the hero as he saved from Troy Parrott and Gedson Fernandes.

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FA Cup quarter-final draw in full:

Sheffield United vs Arsenal

Newcastle United vs Manchester City

Norwich City vs Derby County/Manchester United

Leicester City vs  Chelsea

Fixtures will be played on March 20th-22nd