Who could Arsenal and Manchester United play in the Europa League quarter-finals? – Elinformelocal.in

Manchester United and Arsenal remain in the Europa League as they look to secure European glory.

With the round of 16 kicking off on Thursday night, both Premier League teams will be eager to progress to the next round.

The Red Devils will face Spanish Real Betis, while the Gunners will face Portuguese Sporting Lisbon.

European giant Juventus is also still in the competition, along with six-time winners Sevilla.

Sportsmail takes a look at who Arsenal and Manchester United could face in the quarter-finals if they both advance.

Manchester United will seek to go all the way in this season’s Europa League

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal continues in the competition and will play the round of 16 against Sporting Lisbon

Who’s next in the competition?

With Ten Hag’s United and Arteta’s Arsenal still in contention, fans of both clubs will be left wondering who they will face in the next round if the two teams advance.

Italian giants Juventus remain in the competition as they look to salvage a troubled campaign with glory in Europe’s second-tier tournament. They currently sit seventh in Serie A and are 12 points behind fourth-placed Roma.

Sevilla, like Juventus, are also having a difficult season by their standards and are out of the La Liga relegation zone on goal difference alone.

The Spanish team has won the Europa League six times, a record for the competition, and will face Fenerbahce for a place in the quarterfinals.

Roma, champions of the UEFA Europa Conference League, is another team still in the competition. José Mourinho’s team has yet to win the Europa League and has a tough round of 16 tie against Real Sociedad.

Union Berlin have been the surprise package in the Bundesliga this year. Urs Fischer’s side sit third in the league and are enjoying a good run in the Europa League so far.

The German team will face the Belgian team Union Saint-Gilloise in the round of 16.

Bundesliga teammates Bayer Leverkusen face Hungarian side Ferencvaros in the round of 16.

Juventus will play Bundesliga side Freiburg for a chance to play in the quarterfinals

José Mourinho’s Roma is also still in the competition and will play the round of 16 against Real Sociedad

The round of 16 of the Europa League in full

  • Union Berlin vs Union Saint-Gilloise
  • Sevilla vs Fenerbahce
  • Juventus vs Freiburg
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
  • Sporting CP against Arsenal
  • Manchester United-Real Betis
  • Rome vs Real Sociedad
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord

The first legs of the round of 16 will take place on Thursday (March 9) with the second leg taking place a week later.

Who could both teams play against in the quarterfinals?

The Europa League quarter-final draw is scheduled for next week, and there will be no seeding in the round of 16 competition and no country protection.

It means that all teams can play against each other without restrictions.

In addition, on the day of the draw, the teams will know who they will face in the semifinals.

Both the Gunners and United could chart their route to the final if they emerge victorious from the round of 16.

Sevilla, a six-time Europa League champion, is another team still in this season’s competition.

Can Arsenal and Manchester United play each other?

As stated, there will be no seeding or country protection in the draw for the quarterfinals.

That means that both Arsenal and United could meet in the next round of the competition.

The two sides have already met twice this season, with both teams winning one game each.

The Red Devils won the first meeting in September, with Marcus Rashford and Antony scoring in a 3-1 win.

Arteta’s men won the second meeting in January when Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo Saka scored on the last breath to beat the league leaders 3-2.

Premier League leaders Arsenal hope to go all the way in the Europa League

Arsenal won their last meeting with Man United in January, with the Gunners winning 3-2

When are the quarterfinals?

The draw for the Europa League quarter-finals will take place on Friday, March 17, one day after the second leg of the round of 16.

It will take place at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The draw is scheduled to start at 12:00pm in the UK.

After the draw, the first legs of the quarterfinals will be played on April 13 and the second leg a week later.

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