Walsall will face Northampton Town and Forest Green Rovers after being placed in Group D of the Southern Section in the Papa John's Trophy draw.
The Saddlers will also be joined by one of the invited Under 21s teams when the draw is made tomorrow (Thursday 24th June) at 4.30pm live on Sky Sports.
Matthew Taylor's side will play two games at home and one match away in the group stage. Home/away fixtures will be confirmed after the conclusion of the draw.
Of the invited clubs, Walsall will play one of:
Aston Villa U21s
Brighton & Hove Albion U21s
Crystal Palace U21s
Tottenham Hotspur U21s
West Ham United U21s
First group ties will take place during the week commencing August 30th.