United's U23s will once again compete in the Premier League Cup and the draw has been made for the group stages of the competition.
The Blades have been drawn in Group B alongside Everton, Blackburn Rovers and Doncaster Rovers.
The draw consists of eight four-team groups, with each side playing the others home and away.
The top two from each group progress to the last 16.
All knockout ties are one-off matches to be decided by extra-time, if level after 90 minutes, and then penalties.
Premier League 2 teams from Category One Academies are joined by teams from Categories Two, Three and Four in the competition.
Dates for the aforementioned fixtures will be announced in due course.