Man United discover Europa League quarter final and semi final opponents in draw

Manchester United are due to play Copenhagen or Basaksehir in the Europa League quarter-finals.

United are 5-0 up against LASK Linz ahead of their round-of-16 return leg at Old Trafford next month and will almost certainly face Copenhagen or Basaksehir in Germany. If United reach the semi-finals they will take on Olympiakos, Wolves, Sevilla or Roma.

Turkish side Basaksehir are 1-0 up going into their return leg at Copenhagen, who beat United in the Champions League group stage in 2006.

The draw has kept United separate from Inter Milan, who signed Romelu Lukaku and Ashley Young from United this season and still have Alexis Sanchez on loan.

The Europa League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played across four regions – Cologne, Duisborg, Dusseldorf and Gelsenkirchen – in Germany between August 10 and 21. The final will be held in Cologne.

Europa League glory offers United a route back into the Champions League but if they win their remaining four Premier League fixtures they will secure a qualifying spot before the Europa League restarts in August.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport are expected to deliver their verdict on Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competitions on Monday and a fifth-place finish in the Premier League could also secure a return to the Champions League.

If United win the Europa League, they will face the Champions League winners in the European Super Cup in Budapest on September 24.

United won the Uefa Cup for the first time in the club’s history in 2017, beating Ajax in the final in Stockholm.

Quarter-final draw:

Wolfsburg/Shakhtar Donetsk vs Eintracht Frankfurt or FC Basel

LASK/Manchester United vs Copenhagen/Basaksehir

Inter Milan/Getafe vs Rangers/Bayer Leverkusen

Olympiakos/Wolves vs Sevilla/Roma

Europa League schedule:

August 5-6: Round of 16

August 10–11: Quarter-finals (Cologne, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Gelsenkirchen)

August 16–17: Semi-finals (venues to be confirmed)

August 21: Final (Cologne)

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