On Friday afternoon, the draw for the Europa League will take place after midday.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has stated his desire for his old team to play Juventus and Roma in the quarterfinals.
Manchester United easily defeated Real Betis with a score of 5-1 over the course of two legs to advance to the next round.
Roma eliminated Real Sociedad, and Juventus also advanced to the quarterfinals after overcoming Freiburg 3-0 on aggregate.
Due to the lower status of the Europa League, Scholes is eager to avoid drawing a lower-ranked team and instead aims to get a match that will generate a buzz at Old Trafford.
He hopes to compete against a well-known opponent in a contest that will thrill and pique spectators' curiosity.
According to The Metro, Scholes told BT Sports, "I always want the big games, I enjoy those huge games at Old Trafford.
"I know that when you play in the Europa League, it's not quite Champions League, but considering Juventus' history there, what a game that might be.
"I'm aware that neither squad is likely performing at their previous level, but they both seem to be making progress. So for me, Juventus, and possibly Roma.
Manchester United has already advanced to the last 16 of the Europa League after eliminating Barcelona in the play-off rounds.
The squad feels assured of their skills as a consequence, and they think that none of the other teams in the tournament will want to play them.
Manchester United, in contrast, appears to not have a strong preference for any one team and is willing to play any of the remaining foes.
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