Manchester United defeated Real Sociedad 4-Zero on combination within the earlier spherical.© Twitter
Manchester United and AC Milan will face off within the final 16 stage of the Europa League, after being paired collectively in Friday’s attract Nyon. United, who beat Real Sociedad 4-0 on aggregate in the previous round, will face the seven-time European champions in a two-legged encounter after they squeezed previous Red Star Belgrade on away targets. The tie will pit Zlatan Ibrahimovic towards his former membership in United, the place he gained the 2017 version of the Europa League. The Swede has been in advantageous kind this season as Milan bid for a primary Italian league title since 2011, scoring 14 Serie A targets in 13 appearances on the age of 39.
United will likely be thought-about favourites for the tie nevertheless as they sit second within the Premier League, having misplaced simply as soon as within the English top-flight because the begin of November.
Milan in the meantime have surrendered the highest spot in Serie A to neighbours Inter Milan after a run of three defeats in 5 league matches, which has Stefano Pioli’s aspect trying over their shoulder at a number of rivals for a spot within the Champions League.
Ajax will fancy their probabilities towards Switzerland’s Young 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campaign with a tie towards Norway’s Molde, whereas Roma coach Paulo Fonseca will likely be reunited together with his outdated workforce Shakhtar Donetsk.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.
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