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Arsenal and Man Utd discover their group stage opponents



To our live coverage of the Europa League and Europa Conference League group-stage draw for the 2022/23 campaign.

Manchester United, Arsenal and West Ham will know their fate in Europe this season, as the draw for both competitions gets under way this afternoon. 

Each team will have to navigate the group stage and today three British teams will find out who they will face come the start of this season’s competitions both starting on 8 September.  

Premier League clubs Manchester United, Arsenal and West Ham will feature across both pots today. With Manchester United and Arsenal are among the favourites to win Uefa’s secondary competition, with United lifting the trophy in 2017, with a 2-0 win against Ajax. Meanwhile, Arsenal have never won the competition. 

Both Premier League teams, are in Pot 1, which also includes Jose Mourinho’s Roma, who of course won the competition with United back in 2017.   They’ll be hoping to avoid the likes of Monaco and PSV Eindhoven. 

Whilst, West Ham’s seventh place Premier League finish last season and a 6-1 aggregate victory over Danish side Vibourg FF in the play-off round have secured them a place in the Europa League Conference for the first time.

For both draws , clubs have been split into four pots, with one team from each making up a group. The other pots are based on how well teams have done in Europe over the past five seasons.

There is the possibility of some heavyweight groups. Manchester United could end up with PSV , home of target Coady Gakpo, which is something to keep an eye on later, while Red Star Belgrade, Dynamo Kyiv, Olympiacos are other possibilities for both Arsenal and Manchester United. 

Meanwhile, Villareal and Basel could be potential opponents for West Ham in pot one of the Europa League Conference. 

Stay here to find out who will face who with the draw expected to start at 12pm. 





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