FA Cup: Chelsea, United Get Hull, Hudddersfield; City, Leicester Draw Wigan, Sheffield United

FA Cup: Chelsea, United Get Hull, Hudddersfield; City, Leicester Draw Wigan, Sheffield United

By James Agberebi: Last year’s losing finalists Chelsea will host Championship club Hull City while Manchester United will be guests to either Huddersfield or Birmingham City in the fifth round of the 2017/2018 Emirates FA Cup, according to the draw held on Monday night.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina will not be in action for Hull as he is on loan from Chelsea.
Kelechi Iheanacho, who has scored four goals in this season’s competition, will hope to continue his impressive scoring run in the FA Cup when Leicester host Sheffield United.
At the DW Stadium, it will be a repeat of the 2013 FA Cup final when Wigan Athletic will welcome Premier League leaders Manchester City.
At the 2013 final, Wigan stunned City 1-0 thanks to a late Ben Watson goal.
Tottenham Hotspur or Newport County will travel away to face either Millwall or Rochdale.
In other fixtures, Shola Ameobi’s Notts County or Swansea will visit Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton will face Coventry, while West Brom and Southampton will do battle at the Hawthorns.
The games will take take place across the weekend of 16 February to 18 February.
Emirates FA Cup 5th round draws:
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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