Arsenal and Manchester United get tricky draws as Nigerian players faceoff in Round of 32 ties
Red Devils were knocked out of the Champions League last week their reward for finishing third in their group is an intriguing tie against Spanish side Real Sociedad.
Arsenal will look to put their Premier League woes behind them when they take on Portuguese giants Benfica.
Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi’s Leicester City will battle against Peter Olayinka’s Slavia Prague in their Round of 32 fixtures.
Ramon Azeez who plies his trade with Granada to clash with his fellow Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen’s Napoli, while Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun who both play for Scottish side Rangers will be facing Belgian club Antwerp.
For some of the other fixtures involving Nigerian players of Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal have a tricky clash against RB Salzburg.
Emmanuel Denis & David Okereke are also expected to be in action for Club Brugge have been drawn against Dynamo Kyiv.
However, Leke James’ Molde are pitched against German club Hoffenheim.
Here is the full Europa League last 32 fixtures
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