Europa League draw pots: Who Arsenal, Man Utd, Wolves, Celtic and Rangers can face in the last 32 – The Sun

EUROPA LEAGUE is rolling into the knockout stages as the field gets set for the two-legged affairs.

With eight teams dropping down from the Champions League, 32 sides will find out who they will face in Monday's draw.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Wolves are among those waiting – and could come up against either Celtic or Rangers from north of the border.

What are the Europa League draw pots?

Group winners from the Europa League will automatically get a so-called easier draw in Pot 1, while the runners-up are expected to get the more difficult run in Pot 2.

Eight teams drop down from the Champions League as well after they finished third in their respective groups, with the half performing better going in the first pot, while those with a worse record going in the second one.

The only restrictions to the draw are that Europa League teams can not play someone they met in the group stages, for example Arsenal will not face Eintracht Frankfurt.

And sides from the same country will not play each in the Last 32.

Europa League draw pots

Pot 1

Sevilla

Malmo

Basel

LASK

Celtic

Arsenal

Porto

Espanyol

Gent

Istanbul Basaksehir

Braga

Manchester United

Ajax (CL)

Red Bull Salzburg (CL)

Inter Milan (CL)

Benfica (CL)

Pot 2

APOEL Nicosia

Copenhagen

Getafe

Sporting Lisbon

CFR Cluj

Eintracht Frankfurt

Rangers

Ludogorets Razgrad

Wolfsburg

Roma

Wolverhampton Wanderers

AZ Alkmaar

Bayer Leverkusen (CL)

Shakhtar Donetsk (CL)

Olympiacos (CL)

Club Brugge (CL)

Who can Arsenal face?

Arsenal will avoid a difficult tests against last year's Champions League semi-finalist Ajax and Italian giants Inter Milan – where former Gunners star Alexis Sanchez currently plays.

Yet, Italy may still beckon with Roma on offer, along with German duo Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg.

And if they want a short trip, they may be heading north to Rangers.

Who can Man Utd face?

Possible teams for the Red Devils to face is almost identical to Arsenal, except they could face last season's Europa League semi-finalists Eintracht Frankfurt – just one of three German sides on offer.

A tricky trip to Ukraine to play Shakhtar Donetsk could also be on offer, but they will be hoping for Cypriot team APOEL Nicosia or Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets.

Who can Wolves face?

Wolves made it through to the knockout stages, having already battled through three rounds of qualifying.

But they could get a very difficult draw, with five-time winners Sevilla and Italian side Inter Milan available to them.

Scotland's Celtic and Dutch outfit Ajax are also in the mix, while Erling Haaland would be happy to put a few past Wolves for Red Bull Salzburg.

Teams they can face: Sevilla, Malmo, Basel, LASK, Celtic, Porto, Espanyol, Gent, Istanbul Basaksehir, Ajax, Red Bull Salzburg, Inter Milan, Benfica

Who can Celtic face?

The Bhoys played spectacularly in Group E to go through as group winners, fending off the likes of Lazio and Rennes to progress.

Yet, they could face English opposition in Wolves, while a return to the Italian capital could be in order with Roma only managing a runners-up spot.

Teams they can face: APOEL, Copenhagen, Getafe, Sporting Lisbon, Ludogorets, Wolfsburg, Roma, Frankfurt, AZ Alkmaar, Wolves, Bayer Leverkusen, Shakhtar Donetsk, Olympiacos, Club Brugge

Who can Rangers face?

Steven Gerrard has done wonders to get Rangers into the knockout stages.

They started in the first qualifying round back in June, and played eight games just to get to the group stages.

The Gers even recorded a magical 2-0 win over 2004 Champions League winners Porto at Ibrox to help them reach the Last 32.

But this could be the end of the line, with potential ties against Arsenal, Man Utd, Sevilla, Inter Milan and Ajax to name a few.

Teams they can face: Sevilla, Malmo, Basel, LASK, Arsenal, Manchester United, Espanyol, Gent, Istanbul Basaksehir, Braga, Ajax, Red Bull Salzburg, Inter Milan, Benfica

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