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FA Cup: fifth round draw: Sutton United to host Arsenal – as it happened

Arsenal will travel to Gander Green Lane and Lincoln City will visit Burnley, while Chelsea, Spurs and both Manchester sides all face tricky trips to Championship teams

Related: FA Cup fifth round draw: non-league Sutton to face Arsenal

I don’t think we could have asked for any more, really. If Leicester come through their replay, every single tie will see a Premier League tie face lower-league opposition, and in tricky ties. Sutton United hosting Arsenal is the obvious highlight, but Fulham, Wolves and Huddersfield will certainly test Spurs, Chelsea and Manchester City.

Elsewhere, Manchester United face a derby at Blackburn, and non-league Lincoln have a top-flight trip to Burnley. Even the two most unremarkable ties could well see upsets, with Oxford at Boro, and Millwall hosting either Derby or Leicester. Keep your diary free for the weekend of 18th/19th February. Cheerio!

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