FA Cup - Manchester City to face Chelsea, Arsenal play Liverpool in last 16

Manchester City's quest for the quadruple will see them face Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

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FA Cup - Manchester City to face Chelsea, Arsenal play Liverpool in last 16

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The top four sides in the Premier League will fight it out against each other in two mouthwatering clashes.

"No problem - if you want to be the best, you have to play the best," said Chelsea manager Mourinho after the draw, which puts them into a match away at a Manchester City who have not lost at home all season in domestic competitions.

"It'll be a great experience for us. It'll be a big game."

Arsenal's draw throws up an extraordinary sequence of matches for the Gunners: in the space of 11 days from February 8, they will face Liverpool and Manchester United in the league, then Liverpool in the FA Cup, and three days later Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez will take on his former club Swansea in another stand-out fixture, while Sheffield Wednesday were drawn against Charlton to ensure that at least one non-Premier League side will make it to the quarter-finals.

Matches will be played on 15th and 16th Februrary.

FA Cup Fifth Round Draw

Manchester City v Chelsea

Sheffield United or Fulham v Nottingham Forest or Preston North End

Arsenal v Liverpool

Brighton & Hove Albion v Hull City

Cardiff City v Wigan Athletic

Sheffield Wednesday v Charlton Athletic

Sunderland v Southampton

Everton v Swansea City

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