Chelsea start their search for a fifth League Cup victory starts with a home game against neighbours Fulham.
The Blues last victory came in 2007, when against beat Arsenal 2-1 after a Didier Drogba brace.
It is thought that André Villas-Boas will follow his old mentor’s philosophy and take this competition seriously.
The rest of the draw is as follows;
Aldershot or Carlisle v Rochdale
Aston Villa v Bolton
Arsenal v Shrewsbury
Blackburn v Leyton Orient or Bristol Rovers
Brighton v Liverpool
Burnley v MK Dons
Cardiff v Leicester
Crystal Palace or Wigan v Middlesbrough
Everton v West Brom
Leeds v Manchester United
Manchester City v Birmingham
Nottingham Forest v Newcastle
Stoke v Tottenham
Swindon or Southampton v Charlton or Preston
Wolves v Millwall
By Scott Balaam