Manchester United and AC Milan will face off within the final 16 of the Europa League after being paired collectively in Friday’s attract Nyon.
United, who beat Actual Sociedad 4-0 on combination within the earlier spherical, will face the seven-time European champions in a two-legged encounter after they squeezed previous Crimson Star Belgrade on away objectives.
The tie will pit Zlatan Ibrahimovic in opposition to his former membership in United, the place he gained the 2017 version of the Europa League.
The Swede has been in positive type this season as Milan bid for a primary Italian league title since 2011, scoring 14 Serie A objectives in 13 appearances on the age of 39.
United will likely be thought of favourites for the tie nonetheless as they sit second within the Premier League having misplaced simply as soon as within the English prime flight for the reason that begin of November.
Milan in the meantime have surrendered prime spot in Serie A to neighbours Inter Milan after a run of three defeats in 5 league matches which has Stefano Pioli’s aspect wanting over their shoulder at a number of rivals for a spot within the Champions League.
Ajax will fancy their probabilities in opposition to Switzerland’s Younger Boys after the four-time European champions eradicated Ligue 1 leaders Lille on Thursday.
Granada had been rewarded for making the final 16 of their first ever European marketing campaign with a tie in opposition to Norway’s Molde, whereas Roma coach Paulo Fonseca will likely be reunited along with his previous workforce Shakhtar Donetsk.
United’s fellow Premier League groups Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal will face Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiakos respectively. Rangers tackle Slavia Prague after dumping out Royal Antwerp 9-5 on combination.