Norwich City learn FA Cup fourth and fifth round opponents

Norwich City manager Daniel Farke (left) and Barnsley manager Valerien Ismael after the Sky Bet Cham

Daniel Farke is set for a reunion with close friend and Barnsley boss Valerien Ismael. - Credit: PA

Norwich City will face Championship rivals Barnsley away at Oakwell in the fourth round of the FA Cup. 

The tie will take place on January 23, the day of City's scheduled Championship clash away to Millwall. The Lions have also progressed meaning the fixture will be rearranged for a later date. 

Progress in the competition would see the Canaries face either Chelsea or Luton Town at Carrow Road in the fifth-round, with the draw being made to allow for scheduling to be organised between the clubs.

The Canaries last faced Barnsley in the competition back in 1992, winning 1-0 courtesy of a late Robert Fleck penalty. The pair have only met four times in the FA Cup, with City only losing once to the Yorkshire-based side.

The Tykes beat League Two side Tranmere Rovers 2-0 at Oakwell in the third round to set up the tie against City. Ex-Canaries striker Carlton Morris recently completed a move to Valerien Ismael's side, but will be cup-tied after featuring in the opening two rounds of the competition for Russell Martin's MK Dons. 

Farke is close friends with the Barnsley head coach after being partnered with the Frenchman for his coaching course, with the duo pitting their wits against each other at Carrow Road earlier this month. An Emi Buendia wonder strike ensured City picked up all three points against their Championship rivals. 

A tie against five-time Premier League champions Chelsea await the winner of the tie, providing the Blues can overcome Luton Town at Stamford Bridge. 

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match at Stam

A win against Barnsley could set up a fifth-round tie against Frank Lampard's Chelsea, providing they beat Luton Town. - Credit: PA

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City took Chelsea to penalties in the third-round replay back in 2018, with Jamal Lewis netting a late equaliser to take the game to extra-time. 

Former City striker Peter Crouch conducted the draw live on BBC Two, BT Sport and via the FA Cup's social media channels. Daniel Farke's side were ball number 29 for the fourth round. 

City beat one-time FA Cup winners Coventry in round three, with Kenny McLean and Jordan Hugill's strike earning the Canaries £61,500 - with £90,000 up for grabs in the next round after the prize fund was halved as the Football Association continue to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

If the tie is scheduled for television coverage, City's coffers could be boosted. Both the Canaries and Coventry received £37,500 for being broadcast live on BT Sport Extra 5.

FA Cup fourth-round draw in full:

Cheltenham Town v Manchester City

Bournemouth v Crawley Town

Swansea City v Nottingham Forest

Manchester United v Liverpool

Southampton/Shrewsbury v Arsenal

Barnsley v Norwich

Chorley v Wolves

Millwall v Bristol City

Brighton v Blackpool

Wycombe v Tottenham

Fulham v Burnley

Sheffield United v Plymouth

Chelsea v Luton

Stockport/West Ham v Doncaster

Brentford v Leicester

Everton v Sheffield Wednesday

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