Arsenal will play Sheffield United in the Carling Cup Third Round.

The draw was made earlier on Saturday afternoon and means the Gunners will host the Blades on September 23, kick-off 7.45pm.

In the event of a draw at full time, this match will go to extra time and penalties.

Arsenal knocked Sheffield United out of the same competition last season, running out 3-0 winners at Bramall Lane with goals from Eduardo (2) and Denilson.

The full draw for the Third Round is as follows:

Arsenal v Sheffield United
Brighton and Hove Albion/Manchester City v Derby County
Burnley v Fulham
Portsmouth v Chelsea
Blackburn Rovers v Everton
Rotherham v Southampton
Swansea City v Cardiff City
Ipswich v Wigan
Stoke v Reading
Leeds United v Hartlepool
Watford v West Ham United
Manchester United v Middlesbrough
Liverpool v Crewe
Aston Villa v QPR
Sunderland v Northampton Town
Newcastle v Tottenham

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