Manuel Pellegrini says his side want to win every trophy they compete in and his squad certainly has the depth to do it.
Tottenham Hotspur entertain London rivals West Ham in the last eight of the League Cup, kick-off from White Hart Lane at 19:45 GMT.
Manchester United travel to Stoke City in the last eight of the League Cup, kick-off from the Britannia at 19:45 GMT.
Tony Bradman on a stellar lineup of Tardis tale-tellers
Nicklas Bendtner caught Mesut Ozil, Nacho Monreal, Mathieu Flamini and Emiliano Viviano singing the Christmas jingle at the Arsenal Christmas dinner..
Romelu Lukaku, Patrick Bamford and Lucas Piazon have outperformed Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Samuel Eto'o with ease this season.
Liverpool have rejected Napoli’s advances for Daniel Agger, according to Italian transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio.
Despite a move to Arsenal being speculated, Marseille defender Nicolas N'Koulou has declared his intention to remain with the club.
Liverpool's search for a winger has led them to Russia – but Dinamo Moscow say they've had no contact over Balazs Dzsudzsak, who once interested Arsenal.
Birmingham famously won the League Cup in 2011 only to be relegated the very same season. Are Sunderland heading for a similar fate?