Arsenal, Man United and Spurs get tough opponents in Europa League round of 16

Arsenal, Man United and Spurs get tough opponents in Europa League round of 16

- Manchester United will be facing AC Milan in the Europa League round of 16

- Arsenal on the other hand will be tackling Olympiakos who sent them out last season

- Jose Mourinho and his wards at Tottenham will have two games to play against Zagreb

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Europe League governing body on Friday afternoon, February 25, conducted the draw for the round of 16 of the competition in which Manchester United will be facing AC Milan.

This will be an interesting battle between the Premier League giants and the Italian side considering their pedigrees in European football for longer years.

Jose Mourinho is the man who won the Europa League title last with Manchester United before the Portuguese was sacked and replaced with Ole Solskjaer.

The former Real Madrid manager is still in charge of a Premier League side named Tottenham and they will be facing Dinamo Zagreb in their own Europa League round of 16.

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Arsenal who were almost sent out in the round of 32 will be facing Olympiacos over two legs in which Mikel Arteta and his wards will have to seek redemption in the Europa League.

Below is the draw for the Europa League round of 16

Arsenal vs Olympiacos

Tottenham vs Dinamo Zagreb

Manchester United vs AC Milan

Ajax vs Young Boys

Roma vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk

Slavia Praha vs Rangers

Granada vs Molde

Dynamo Kyiv vs Villarreal

Ajax who lost to Manchester United in the 2017 final will hope to continue their impressive campaign this time around against Young Boys.

Jose Mourinho in action.
BREAKING: Arsenal, Man United and Spurs get tough opponents in Europa League round of 16. Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth
Source: Getty Images

Earlier, had reported how Nigerian star Shola Shoretire on Thursday night, February 25, made history at Manchester United when he made his European debut for the Red Devils in their Europa League game.

The 17-year-old forward replaced Mason Greenwood in the 76th minute at Old Trafford against the Spanish giants in a match that ended goalless.

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Despite their failure to score a goal at home in the return leg against Real Sociedad, Ole Solskjaer and his wards have progressed to the round of 16 in the Europa League.

Shola Shoretire is now the youngest player in the history of Manchester United that will play for them in European competition.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu


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