Manchester United will begin their Europa League campaign with a last-32 tie against Danish side, FC Midtjylland, while their arch rivals, Liverpool, have been drawn against Augsburg.
Louis van Gaal’s side were part of the draw in Nyon, France on Monday afternoon after they dropped out of the Champions League following a 3-2 defeat to Wolfsburg last week.
The Red Devils could have faced Valencia – the club coached by their former captain Gary Neville – but they avoided the Spanish side and were instead handed a two-legged tie against the Danish Superliga outfit.
Meanwhile, Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, faced a potential reunion with his former club, Borussia Dortmund, but even though he will not be facing his old outfit, he will return to his homeland Germany to face Augsburg, whom Klopp has only lost to once in eight meetings.
Tottenham Hotspur – the only other English team in the competition – face a difficult knockout clash against Fiorentina, who will host the Premier League club before travelling to White Hart Lane for the return leg.
Neville’s Valencia side, who also exited the Champions League last week, will face Rapid Vienna.
The first legs are scheduled to be played on February 18, with the return fixtures taking place seven days later.
Europa League last 32 draw in full:
Valencia vs. Rapid Vienna
Fiorentina vs. Tottenham
Dortmund vs. Porto
Fenerbahce vs. Lokomotic Moscow
Anderlecht vs. Olympiacos
Midtjylland vs. Man U
Augsburg vs. Liverpool
Sparta Prague vs. Krasnodar
Galatasaray vs. Lazio
Sion vs. Braga
Shakhtar vs. Schalke
Marseille vs. Athletic Bilbao
Sevilla vs. Molde
Sporting Lisbon vs. Leverkusen
Villarreal vs. Napoli
Saint-Etienne vs. Basel.