FA Cup 5th round draw: Iheanacho, Ndidi avoid EPL top guns - FCNaija

FA Cup By: Ambrose Udeme | 29/01/2018

Super Eagles and Leicester City trio Kelechi Ihenacho, Wilfred Ndidi and the out of favour Ahmed Musa have been drawn against Sheffield United, avoiding top Premier League sides who were also in the fifth round draw on Monday.

Iheanacho scored twice as Leicester City made it to Monday's draw following a convincing 5-1 thumping of Peterborough.

Premier League leaders Manchester City will visit League One table-toppers Wigan in the fifth round of the FA Cup in a repeat of the 2013 FA Cup final, which Wigan - then in the top flight - won 1-0.

Elsewhere, Manchester United will travel to fellow Premier League side Huddersfield or Championship club Birmingham, while Chelsea - beaten by Arsenal in the 2017 final - host Hull.

The ties will take place on the weekend of 17-18 February.

Should League Two side Newport County, the lowest-ranked team left in the competition, beat Tottenham in their fourth-round replay they will travel to either Championship side Millwall or Rochdale of League One.

Notts County's replay with Premier League strugglers Swansea - which takes place on Tuesday, February 6. The winner of that game will travel to Sheffield Wednesday.

FA Cup fifth-round draw

Sheffield Wednesday v Notts County/Swansea

West Brom v Southampton

Chelsea v Hull

Leicester v Sheffield United

Huddersfield/Birmingham v Manchester United

Millwall/Rochdale v Newport County or Tottenham

Brighton v Coventry

Wigan v Manchester City
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