Both Arsenal and Manchester United recently learned who their next opponents on the continent will be after the draw was completed for the Round of 16 in the UEFA Europa League.
Mikel Arteta’s side have a trip to Portugal on their agenda having been paired away to Sporting while Erik ten Hag’s newly crowned league cup winners will entertain Real Betis of Spain at Old Trafford as they bid to regain the trophy they last won in 2016.
When, ironically, those then under the stewardship of Jose Mourinho defeated an Ajax team managed by…ten Hag! The draw in full is as follows:
Arsenal vs. Sporting
Manchester United vs. Real Betis
Union Berlin vs. Union Saint Gilloise
Leverkusen vs. Ferencvaros
Roma vs. Real Sociedad
Shaktar Donetsk vs. Feyenoord
Juventus vs. SC Freiburg
Sevilla vs. Fenerbache