Europa League draw: Who could Arsenal and Chelsea get and how does it work?

Arsenal booked their place in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday night by bouncing back against Rennes.

The Gunners were trailing 3-1 from the first leg but showed they meant business when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bagged early on.

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles doubled Arsenal’s lead just 10 minutes later, with Aubameyang finishing the job in the second half.

Arsenal’s 4-3 aggregate win means they will be in the pot when the Europa League draw takes place on Friday.

Unai Emery’s side will be joined by Chelsea, who comprehensively thrashed Dynamo Kiev over two legs.

An Olivier Giroud hat-trick was added to by strikes from Marcos Alonso and Callum Hudson-Odoi on Thursday night.

And the 5-0 hammering in Kiev wrapped up an 8-0 aggregate victory for Maurizio Sarri’s side.

Express Sport is on hand to explain everything Arsenal and Chelsea fans need to know for the Europa League draw.

Who could Arsenal and Chelsea get?

Arsenal and Chelsea are two of the eight teams left in the Europa League ahead of the quarter-finals and semi-finals draws.

The other teams they could face in the next round of the tournament are listed below:

How does the Europa League draw work?

The Europa League draw is scheduled to take place in Sion at 12pm on Friday, directly after the Champions League quarter-finals and potential semi-finals will be decided.

There will be no seedings or country protection in place, meaning Arsenal and Chelsea could be drawn to face each other in the quarter-finals.

The quarter-finals draw will be followed straight-away by the semi-finals draw, meaning the London duo will immediately discover their potential paths to the final.

The quarter-finals ties will be played on April 11 and April 18, with the semi-finals on May 2 and May 9, with the final on May 29.