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The 15 teams Arsenal can face next in the Europa League, including Tottenham and Emery's Villarreal

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Arsenal made things hard for themselves but managed to come out on top against Benfica last night.

The Gunners now move onto the round of 16 and this is where things get really interesting. Every side left in the competition can now be drawn against each other and there are multiple clubs eyeing for a place in the final.

The draw will take place at 12:00 pm GMT and everyone at Arsenal will be waiting anxiously to find out who we face next.

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The easier draws

Dynamo Kyiv, Dinamo Zagreb, Young Boys, Slavia Praha and Molde will be the teams Arsenal fans will be hoping to be drawn against.

The Gunners will go into the games against the above-mentioned sides as absolute favourites, and Mikel Arteta will fancy himself to get to the quarter-finals of the competition quite comfortably.

The tricky draws

Olympiacos, the team that knocked us out last season, are a possibility for us in the draw tomorrow. AC Milan, AS Roma, Ajax, Rangers, Shakhtar Donetsk and Granada are also in the mix, and all of them will pose a threat.

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We all know what Olympiacos are capable of but facing them would give us the chance to right our wrongs from last season. Milan and Rangers are flying in their respective leagues, while Granada and Shakhtar could hurt any side on their day – just ask Real Madrid.

The difficult draws

Manchester United, Tottenham and Unai Emery’s Villarreal are all favourites to win the Europa League this season. They are the sides we would love to avoid, but drawing them wouldn’t be the end of the world either.

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Arteta is undefeated against the Red Devils as a manager while Tottenham aren’t really in the greatest of form. Spurs and United facing each other would be ideal for us, but let’s be honest, we aren’t that lucky.

The most exciting draw for us would be Villarreal. Unai Emery is a specialist in the Europa League and he will do everything he possibly can to get one over us if we face each other.

However, if Arsenal and Arteta knock his side out of the competition, it would be a massive statement.

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