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Europa League draw: Arsenal and Chelsea set for potential final clash as Gunners face Napoli in quarters

Chelsea and Arsenal are both in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
Chelsea and Arsenal are both in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

Arsenal will face Napoli in the quarter-final of the Europa League while Chelsea will take on Slavia Prague.

The two London clubs can only meet in the final, with the Gunners to play either Villarreal or Valencia in their semi-final as Chelsea would play Benfica or Eintracht Frankfurt.

Arsenal were due to play the second leg of the quarter-final time against the Italians at home, but because the two London clubs cannot both be at home in the same leg, their tie will be switched. That means Arsenal will host Napoli in the first leg before travelling to Naples.

Chelsea will travel to Slavia Prague in the first leg and will play the second at Stamford Bridge.

The final will be played in Baku's Olympic Stadium on Wednesday 29 May.

Europa League quarter-final draw

Napoli v Arsenal*

Villarreal v Valencia

Benfica v Eintracht Frankfurt

Slavia Prague v Chelsea

*Tie will be reversed

First leg: 11 April. Second leg: 18 April.

Europa League semi-final draw

SF1: Napoli / Arsenal v Villarreal / Valencia

SF2: Benfica / Eintracht Frankfurt v Slavia Prague / Chelsea

First leg: 2 May. Second leg: 9 May.


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