Arsenal, Manchester United in the mix as Europa draw takes centre stage Friday, day after UEFA Champions League turn

Arsenal will hope to bounce back from their Europa League final disappointment this season.

The Gunners will be in the draw for the group stage of the competition on Friday, following their defeat to Chelsea in Baku last term.

Unai Emery has a great record in the Europa League but they couldn’t get over the line last term, losing to their Premier League rivals.

Arsenal are once again among the favourites for the competition and have been joined in the hat by Manchester United and Wolves .

The Gunners have been placed in Pot 1, meaning they will avoid the likes of Roma, Porto and Sevilla.

But who can Emery’s men look forward to facing this season? Here is all you need to know ahead of the draw.

Pot 2

PSV, Krasnodar, Celtic, Copenhagen, Braga, Gent, Borussia Monchengladbach, Young Boys, Astana, Ludogorets, APOEL, Eintracht Frankfurt

Pot 3

Saint-Etienne, Qarabag, Feyenoord, Getafe, Espanyol, Malmo, Partizan, Standard Liege, Rennes, Rosenborg, Istanbul Basaksehir

Pot 4

AZ Alkmaar, Vitoria, Trabzonspor, Olexandriya, Dudelange, LASK, Wolfsberger, Slovan Bratislava, Lugano, Rangers, Cluj, Ferencvaros

When are the matches?

Matchday 1 – September 19

Matchday 2 – October 3

Matchday 3 – October 24

Matchday 4 – November 7

Matchday 5 – November 28

Matchday 6 – December 12

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