English Premier League side Manchester United have been drawn to face Belgian side Anderlecht in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
United, who progressed to the last eight with a narrow 2-1 aggregate victory over FC Rostov, are rewarded with a tie against Rene Waller’s side, who beat Apoel Nicosia in the Round of 16.
The draw which took place on Friday also saw Dutch professional football side Ajax Amsterdam tied with Bundesliga side Schalke O4.
Here’s the full Europa League quarter-final draw:
Anderlecht v Manchester United
Celta Vigo v KRC Genk
Ajax Amsterdam v Schalke 04
Olympique Lyon v Besiktas
The first leg of the ties will take place on Thursday 13 April, while the return ties will happen a week after, on 20 April.
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