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Manchester United will face La Liga side Granada in the Europa League quarter-finals, while Arsenal will face Slavia Prague

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United, who beat AC Milan 2-1 on aggregate in the Round of 16, will face the Spanish club in the last eight, while Arsenal will face the Czech club, which defeated Leicester City and Rangers in previous rounds.

In the other quarter-final matchups, Ajax will face Roma, and Dinamo Zagreb will face Villarreal.

If United defeats Granada in the quarter-finals, they will face the winner of the Ajax-Roma draw.

The winner of Arsenal vs. Slavia Prague would face either Unai Emery’s Villarreal or Zagreb, who shocked Tottenham in the last 16 with a 3-2 aggregate victory, implying an all-Premier League final.

The first-leg matches will be held on Thursday, April 8, and the second legs will be held the next week, on Thursday, April 15. The Europa League semi-finals will take place on April 29 (first leg) and May 6 (second leg) (second leg). The final will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at the Gdansk Arena in Poland.

Many consider United to be the favorites for the Europa League, owing to enough firepower offered by Paul Pogba – who scored the game-winning goal in Milan – and Bruno.

Many consider United to be the favorites for the Europa League, owing to the abundance of firepower provided by Paul Pogba – who scored the second-leg winner in Milan – Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Edinson Cavani, and others.

They are unquestionably favorites against Granada, who are making their Europa League debut and have advanced to the quarter-finals since starting in the second qualifying round. For Premier League supporters, their most well-known name is ex-Spurs striker Roberto Soldado, who scored a vital away goal against Molde in the round of 16.

Arsenal, on the other hand, will have to be careful of a Slavia Prague team that has proven adept at overcoming British opposition – they defeated Leicester 2-0 on aggregate in the round of 32 before defeating Rangers 3-1 over two legs at Ibrox.

If Mikel Arteta’s men advance, they will face Villarreal in the last four. The Liga side is run by Emery, a former Arsenal manager who was fired in December 2019 and replaced by Arteta.

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