Europa League draw: Manchester United to play St.Etienne in round of 32; Tottenham take on Genk

Manchester United will play Saint-Etienne in the round of 32 of the Europa League in a pairing of the Pogba brothers.

France international Paul Pogba leads Man United's midfield and older brother Florentin, a Guinea international, is a Saint-Etienne defender.

 Europa League draw: Manchester United to play St.Etienne in round of 32; Tottenham take on Genk

File image of Manchester United's Paul Pogba. AFP

Also, Turkish club Besiktas, whose stadium in Istanbul was targeted by a deadly bombing on Saturday, will first play in Israel at Hapoel Beer-Sheva.

Italian clubs got tough draws: Roma will first play at Villarreal and Fiorentina will travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Among Champions League clubs now switching to the Europa League, Tottenham is at Gent and Legia Warsaw hosts Ajax.

The first legs will be played on 16 Feb, with return matches on 23 Feb.

The final will be played in Stockholm, Sweden, on 24 May.

Draw for the round of 32 of the Europa League made in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday:

Athletic Bilbao (ESP) v APOEL (CYP)

Legia Warsaw (POL) v Ajax (NED)

Anderlecht (BEL) v Zenit (RUS)

Astra (ROU) v Genk (BEL)

Manchester United (ENG) v Saint-Etienne (FRA)

Villarreal (ESP) v Roma (ITA)

Ludogorets (BUL) v FC Copenhagen (DEN)

Celta Vigo (ESP) v Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)

Olympiakos (GRE) v Osmanlispor (TUR)

Gent (BEL) v Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)

Rostov (RUS) v Sparta Prague (CZE)

Krasnodar (RUS) v Fenerbahce (TUR)

Borussia Moenchengladbach (GER) v Fiorentina (ITA)

AZ Alkmaar (NED) v Lyon (FRA)

Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) v Besiktas (TUR)

PAOK (GRE) v Schalke 04 (GER)

- First legs to be played on Thursday, 16 February, with second legs on 23 February.

Updated Date: Dec 12, 2016 20:46:49 IST