Carabo cup formally known as Carling Cup releases fixtures.

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Defending champions Manchester United will open their EFL Cup campaign against Burton Albion in the third round.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the hero last season as United edged Southampton in extra time to claim the trophy, and Jose Mourinho’s men are set to start their title defence at home to the Championship outfit in September.

2016 winners Manchester City found out their opponents early as they received a trip to fellow Premier League side West Brom.

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Premier League champions Chelsea are at home, welcoming Nottingham Forest to Stamford Bridge after the latter stunned Newcastle United in the second round, while Tottenham will face either Barnsley or Derby County.

Liverpool – eight-time winners – will visit Leicester City in the third round. Jurgen Klopp’s men, who booked their spot in the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, were beaten in the semi-finals by Southampton last season.

League One’s Doncaster Rovers will head to the Emirates Stadium to play Arsenal – runners-up in 2011.

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