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Capital One Cup draw: North London derby!

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the magic of a Cup. Not THE Cup, but a cup nonetheless.

Not pictured: two nil. Also not pictured: getting stretchered off
Not pictured: two nil. Also not pictured: getting stretchered off
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Fixture Congestion Season is upon us, kids. Thursday's the Champions League draw, but before that, we had the Capital One cup draw just now, and it coughed up a tasty fixture: Arsenal play Spurs on the 21st of September. Hostilities renewed, rivalries intensified, etc. Remaining to be seen: whether Arsenal play their U-19 squad.

Also of interest from an Arsenal perspective in the Capital One Cup draw:

- A Midlands derby, featuring Jon Toral's Birmingham taking on Aston Villa
- Ipswich Town, with Ainsley Maitland-Niles, travel to Old Trafford
- Chuba Akpom and Isaac Hayden's Hull City host Swansea
- Serge Gnabry's West Bromich Albion at Norwich
- Emiliano Martinez's Wolves at Middlesbrough
- Jenko's West Ham at Leicester
- Also, if Daniel Crowley and Barnsley get by Everton tomorrow somehow, they'd be at Reading

All these matches will take place the week of the 21st. Exact dates/times to be confirmed.