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Liverpool draw Manchester United in Europa League round of 16

Published 26/02/2016

A picture shows a monitor displaying the clubs that will be facing each other following the round of 16 draw of the UEFA Europa League football championship at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on February 26, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN GROSCLAUDEALAIN GROSCLAUDE/AFP/Getty Images
A picture shows a monitor displaying the clubs that will be facing each other following the round of 16 draw of the UEFA Europa League football championship at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on February 26, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN GROSCLAUDEALAIN GROSCLAUDE/AFP/Getty Images
Former Swiss forward and this year's UEFA Europa League final ambassador Alexander Frei shows the name of Manchester United during the round of 16 draw of the UEFA Europa League football championship at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on February 26, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN GROSCLAUDEALAIN GROSCLAUDE/AFP/Getty Images
Former Swiss forward and this year's UEFA Europa League final ambassador Alexander Frei shows the name of Liverpool during the round of 16 draw of the UEFA Europa League football championship at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on February 26, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN GROSCLAUDEALAIN GROSCLAUDE/AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool have drawn Manchester United in the Europa League round of 16 draw.

The first leg will be held at Anfield.



It's the first time the two clubs have met in a European competition.

Elsewhere in the draw Tottenham have draw German giants Borussia Dortmund.

And Gary Neville's Valencia will take on La Liga rivals Athletic Bilbao.

The games will be played on Thursday, 10 and 17 March.

Full Europa League draw:

FC Shakhtar Donetsk v RSC Anderlecht

FC Basel v Sevilla FC

Villarreal v Bayer Leverkusen

Athletic Bilbao v Valencia

Liverpool v Manchester United

Sparta Prague v Lazio

Borrussia Dortmund v Tottenham Hotspur

Fenerbache v Braga

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