The draws for Round of 16 for UEFA Europa League were made on Thursday afternoon. The second tier of European elite competition is scheduled to commence round of 16 stages in the second week of March with some mouth watering fixtures.
The biggest game in the round of 16 would see Italian heavyweights Ac Milan play against English big boys Manchester United. Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be playing against his former club Manchester United as Ac milan and Manchester United slug it out for quarter final spot.
Elsewhere, Mikel Arteta and Arsenal face a familiar foe in round 16. Arsenal needed a late goal from Aubameyang in other to secure qualification on Thursday and the Gunners would be facing Olympiacos who knocked them out last season in the same stage of the competition. Mikel Arteta would remember how his first season in Europe ended due to defeat against the Greek side last season.
Jose Mourinho's Spurs would be going against Croatian club side Dinamo Zagreb. Tottenham had an easy game in the last round and Jose Mourinho would be hoping his boys put in the same performance when they face Zagreb in the round of 16.
Europa League round of 16 is scheduled to commence on the 11th of March while the return leg would take place a week later. the final game for this season's Europa League would take place in Gdansk on May 26 2021.
Below is the full draw:
Ajax vs BSC Young Boys
Dynami Kyiv vs Villareal
Roma Vs Shaktar
Olympicos vs Arsenal
Dinamo Zagreb Vs Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United Vs AC Milan
Slavia Praha Vs Rangers
Granada Vs Molde
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