Liverpool will face Arsenal twice at Anfield in three days next week after Jurgen Klopp's much-changed side hit Lincoln for seven with Takumi Minamino and Curtis Jones both scoring twice.
FA Cup: Giovani Lo Celso, Erik Lamela score as Tottenham beat Middlesbrough in replay; Newcastle ease past Rochdale
A 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough brought the teams back to London for a replay, which Tottenham started well and took a two-goal lead after 15 minutes through Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela
FA Cup: Arsenal beat Leeds to set up fourth-round Bournemouth clash; Manchester City, Liverpool to face lower-tier teams
Leeds out-shot Arsenal 15-3 and dominated possession in the first half and demonstrated why Marcelo Bielsa's side is well placed to end a 16-year exile from the Premier League
FA Cup: Crystal Palace beat third-tier Doncaster Rovers; Wolves edge past Bristol City to enter quarter-finals
Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers ensured they avoided becoming the latest Premier League clubs to be on the wrong end of a giant-killing in the FA Cup
FA Cup: Fourth tier side Newport County stun Middlesbrough to set up fifth-round clash against Manchester City
Fourth-tier Newport County will take on Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup after shocking Championship high-flyers Middlesbrough.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic is likely to leave Manchester United at end of season
Ibrahimovic, 36, is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of the current campaign and has been heavily linked with a move to MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy.
League Cup: Arsenal oust Chelsea in impressive come-from-behind victory to set up finale against Manchester City
Arsenal started the post-Alexis Sanchez era in style on Wednesday, coming from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 on aggregate and set up a mouthwatering League Cup final against Premier League leaders Manchester City.
League Cup: Manchester City reach first final under manager Pep Guardiola after beating Bristol City
Premier League leaders Manchester City are eyeing an unprecedented season quadruple as they are also involved in both the FA Cup and Champions League.
League Cup: Last-gasp Sergio Aguero goal in first leg hands Manchester City edge over Bristol City in semis
Aguero's 19th goal of the season and a fine effort by Kevin De Bruyne cancelled out Bobby Reid's first-half penalty to give Manchester City a club record-equalling 16th successive home win.
Premier League: Pep Guardiola says Manchester City need trophies to match United and Liverpool's history
Guardiola's side maintained their relentless charge in four competitions by sweeping into the FA Cup fourth round at Burnley's expense on Saturday.
Premier League: Pep Guardiola says he will rotate players to protect Sergio Aguero ahead of hectic schedule
City will play at least seven matches across three competitions in January and Guardiola is uncertain whether Aguero will be able to start all of them as he looks to protect his lone fit central striker.
United fell 15 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City in the Premier League title race, as well as suffer an embarrassing League Cup exit against Championship side Bristol City.
Pulis has been out of work since November when he left Premier League strugglers West Brom and was also a target for Wednesday before Middlesbrough won the race for his signature.
League Cup: Bristol City manager Lee Johnson looking forward to Manchester City test after dumping United out
Johnson celebrated Smith's 93rd-minute winner by racing down the touchline and then swinging a jubilant ball-boy into the air.
League Cup: Championship outfit Bristol City show Manchester United the door, Chelsea progress after late drama
Manchester United made 10 changes but still boasted a star-studded line-up including a fearsome front three of Marcus Rashford, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial against the second-division high-flyers.
League Cup: Manchester City edge past Leicester City after penalty drama to join Arsenal in semi-finals
Manchester City made nine changes as the runaway Premier League leaders held their nerve to edge through 4-3 on spot-kicks after the two sides were locked at 1-1 following extra time.
With the League Cup final scheduled for February 2018, the tournament gives Guardiola his earliest chance this season to get his hands on the first silverware of his City reign.
League Cup: Manchester United to face giant-killers Bristol City, Chelsea to host Bournemouth after draw delay
Championship side Bristol City's reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season's League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.
League Cup: Watford suffer shock exit; Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Swansea ease through to third round
Watford suffered an embarrassing League Cup exit as Championship side Bristol City beat the Premier League club 3-2 in the second round on Tuesday.