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Old boy Stam set for United return in FA Cup

06 December 2016, 18:05

London - Former Manchester United hardman defender Jaap Stam will return to Old Trafford in January after the second tier side he manages Reading were drawn to meet the holders in the third round of the FA Cup on Monday.

The 44-year-old -- who won three Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the 1999 Champions League during his three year stay at United -- has said he fears for his job if a proposed takeover of the club goes through despite guiding them to the heady heights of third in the table.

In a draw short of the 'romance of the Cup' the remaining non league clubs failed to get paired with a Premier League club.

There are, though, four all Premier League clashes.

Also read: Ibra, Martial see Man Utd through, Arsenal crash

The most eyecatching is Everton hosting struggling champions Leicester with both those sides realistic goal of domestic silverware reduced to the Cup.

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City travel to West Ham, who like Leicester are hopelessly out of sorts, and four other relegation battlers are pitched in against each other Hull hosting Swansea and Sunderland at home to Burnley.

Ties will take place between January 6 and January 9

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- AFP

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