Europa League: Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester City get tricky opponents in group stage

Europa League: Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester City get tricky opponents in group stage

- Europa League draws have finally been conducted as top Premier League clubs get tricky opponents

- Last season's finalists Sevilla and Inter Milan will not participate in the current campaign but will play in the Champions League

- Tottenham, Arsenal and Leicester City are the English clubs playing in this season's competition

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The Europa League draws have been held and some interesting fixtures for top Premier League clubs have emerged for the group phase.

Arsenal who played in the finals in 2019 were grouped alongside Rapid Vienna, Swedish side Molde, and Irish club Dundalk.

Jose Mourinho's Tottenham will play Ludogorets, LASK, and Belgian side Royal Antwerp while Leicester City will take on Braga, AEK Athens and Zorya Luhansk.

Europa League: Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester City get tricky opponents in Europa League

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The Special One won the competition in his debut season with Premier League club Manchester United in 2017.

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Sevilla lifted the trophy last season at the expense of Inter Milan but both sides will be participating in this season's Champions League tournament.

Here are the final draws of the Europa League for the 2020-21 season:

Group A

Roma

Young Boys

Cluj

CSK Sofia

Group B

Arsenal

Rapid Vienna

Molde

Dundalk

Group C

Bayer Leverkusen

Slavia Prague

Hapoel Beer Sheva

Group D

Benfica

Standard Lieige

Rangers

Lech Poznan

Group E

PSV Eindhoven

PAOK

Granada

Omonia

Group F

Napoli

Real Sociedad

AZ Alkmaar

HNK Rijeka

Group G

Braga

Leicester City

AEK Athens

Zorya Luhansk

Group H

Celtic

Sparta Prague

AC Milan

Lille

Group I

Villarreal

Qarabag

Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Sivasspor

Group J

Tottenham

Ludogorets

LASK

Royal Antwerp

Group K

CSKA Moscow

Dinamo Zagreb

Feyenoord

Wolfsberger

Group L

Gent

Red Star Belgrade

Hoffenheim

Slovan Liberec

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that AC Milan qualified into the group stages of the Europa League following their dramatic 24-penalty shootout win away at Rio Ave.

Milan returned to European football after finishing sixth in the Serie A last season and had to play the qualifying rounds before booking a ticket into the group phase.

Stefano Pioli's side were without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who tested positive for coronavirus took the lead through Alexis Saelemaekers five minutes after the restart.

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