Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher delighted to draw Everton in FA Cup

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Elsewhere, non-league Hereford will welcome 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City to Edgar Street provided they win their replay against Fleetwood. Instead of playing a heavily rotated side because they're already through, they'll play a heavily rotated side because they've already been bounced from the competition.

The 63-year-old was only appointed last week but, in an unusual twist, he will not be on the trip to Cyprus for Everton's final Europa League fixture against Apollon Limassol.

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce is said to be plotting a January move for the defender who he took to Sunderland before buying him for Palace.

"I would suggest to the fans that if you are going to spend some money to go and watch them be mindful that I am going to send a team that is not going to be risking too many players who are going to be involved for Liverpool".

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Everton travel to Anfield on Sunday for their first derby of the season and they'd best get used to the stadium as they'll be back there again in just over a month as they've been drawn against their arch-rivals in the FA Cup third round.

"From my own personal experience working alongside him as a young global with England, I can vouch for the enthusiasm he has for the game".

However, you nearly have to feel sorry for the Blues, concluding their first European competition in three years after such a poor showing.

Sam Allardyce now has a pair of incredible opportunities in front of him to immediately win over Everton supporters as nothing is treasured more than a derby day victory. There will be a feelgood factor about them at Anfield.