Who Manchester United, Wolves and Rangers can face in Europa League last-16 draw

The Europa League last-16 draw takes place on Friday
The Europa League last-16 draw takes place on Friday (Getty Images)

Manchester United, Wolves and Rangers are all in the pot for the Europa League last-16 draw.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side made the cut in emphatic fashion with a 5-0 victory over Club Brugge at Old Trafford.

Wolves lost to Espanyol 3-2 on Thursday evening but progressed 6-3 on aggregate.

Rangers beat Braga 1-0 on Wednesday evening to secure a 4-2 victory over the Portuguese side on aggregate.

Meanwhile, Arsenal missed out on a place in the last-16 after Olympiacos’ late goal in extra time at the Emirates Stadium knocked Mikel Arteta’s side out of the competition.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Odion Ighalo of Manchester United lifts his shirt to reveal a tribute whole celebrateing after scoring a goal to make it 2-0 during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford on February 27, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)
Odion Ighalo scored his first goal for Manchester United in their win over Club Brugge (AMA/Getty Images)

Celtic also crashed out as they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at home to FC Copenhagen.

Ajax, Porto and Benfica were three other high-profile clubs to drop out of the Europa League.


Bayer Leverkusen
Istanbul Basaksehir
Manchester United
Shakhtar Donetsk
Eintracht Frankfurt / Red Bull Salzburg

Elsewhere, Antonio Conte’s Inter and Roma are in the last-16 draw, while the second leg between Eintracht Frankfurt and Red Bull Salzburg will be played on Friday.

Unlike the round-of-32 draw, there is no country protection or seeding so all clubs could potentially face each other in the last-16.

The Europa League last-16 draw is due to take place on Friday at 12pm GMT.

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