Fulham have been handed a clash against West London neighbours Chelsea in the Carling Cup quarters.

Chris Coleman relished another clash with super-rich west London neighbours Chelsea after steering Fulham into the last eight of the Carling Cup.

The Cottagers boss has always stressed the importance of the competition, with his sights set firmly on the UEFA Cup prize.

And after Wednesday night’s fourth straight win, against Nottingham Forest, Coleman insisted: “We can beat anyone.

“All the big teams are left in there but we will be playing them in a one-off game.

“We will continue to field our strongest team because we want to go as far as we can. Bolton and Middlesbrough got to the final last year and that is what we aspire to.”

The Carling Cup draw also served up another Manchester United versus Arsenal clash, as the two were drawn together for the quarter finals.

Tottenham face Liverpool at White Hart Lane for a place in the semi-finals, whilst the one non-Premiership side Watford were handed a home tie.

The Hornets beat Southampton in the last round, and now take on Saints’ bitter rivals Portsmouth at Vicarage Road.