EFL Trophy draw in full as Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea learn groups

The Premier League's big guns have once again been invited into next season's EFL Trophy.

Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City are all among the clubs to have entered their under-21 academy sides to pit their wits against senior teams from across the Football League.

The draw is split into northern and southern sections, as 15 Premier League teams and one Championship side were separated into groups of eight ahead of the draw based on their location.

Three of the four teams in each group had already been selected, with the latest draw to determine which of the top clubs joins them for the opening round.

Here is the EFL Trophy draw in full.

Northern

Group A

Aston Villa

Carlisle United

Fleetwood Town

Sunderland

Group B

Man Utd

Morecambe

Rochdale

Salford City

Group C

Newcastle United

Bolton Wanderers

Crewe Alexandra

Shrewsbury Town

Group D

Liverpool

Port Vale

Tranmere Rovers

Wigan Athletic

Group E

Man City

Mansfield Town

Lincoln City

Scunthorpe United

Group F

Wolves

Bradford City

Doncaster Rovers

Oldham Athletic

Group G

Leeds United

Accrington Stanley

Barrow

Blackpool

Group H

Leicester City

Grimsby Town

Harrogate Town

Hull City

Southern

Group A

West Ham

Colchester United

Portsmouth

Southend United

Group B

Arsenal

Crawley Town

Gillingham

Ipswich Town

Group C

Southampton

MK Dons

Northampton Town

Stevenage

Group D

Chelsea

Bristol Rovers

Oxford United

Walsall

Group E

West Brom

Exeter City

Forest Green Rovers

Swindon Town

Group F

Norwich City

Cheltenham Town

Newport County

Plymouth Argyle

Group G

Brighton

AFC Wimbledon

Charlton Athletic

Leyton Orient

Group H

Fulham

Burton Albion

Cambridge United

Peterborough United

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