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Cup draw keeps Premier League’s big guns apart

CHELSEA are favourites to win the FA Cup after the fourth-round draw kept all of the Premier League’s big guns apart.

Blues backers will not be losing much sleep as the Premier League leaders were handed a home tie with London neighbours Brentford, and bet365 make them 4-1 to lift the trophy.

Tottenham will also be happy with their draw at home to Sky Bet League Two club Wycombe and Championship side Wigan will visit Manchester United, while Liverpool host Wolves if they beat Plymouth in a replay after the two clubs drew 0-0 at Anfield on Sunday.

Trickier ties await Manchester City, who will travel to either Crystal Palace or Bolton, and Arsenal, who go to Southampton or Norwich, but both will be strong favourites to go through regardless of who they face.

Wayne Rooney needs just one more goal to break Bobby Charlton’s all-time Manchester United goalscoring record and Coral make him 10-11 to get it in tonight’s EFL Cup semi-final first leg at home to Hull.
Rooney and Charlton are tied on 249 goals for the Red Devils.

 

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