first_imgWho can Arsenal and Chelsea face in the last 16 of the Europa League and when is the draw? The draw takes place in Switzerland on Friday (Picture: Getty)Premier League giants Arsenal and Chelsea face the prospect of some particularly tricky ties as they wait to discover their Europa League last-16 opponents in Friday’s draw.The two teams progressed to the next round in relatively serene fashion on Thursday night, with the Gunners easing past BATE Borisov despite losing the first leg and Chelsea running out 3-0 winners against Malmo.Now all eyes turn to Switzerland for the draw for the next round, and this time there are no seedings – so they could even face each other! There are some hugely testing opponents left in the competition, not least Maurizio Sarri’s old team Napoli who are currently second in the Serie A table.AdvertisementAdvertisementInter Milan – who, like Napoli, dropped down into the Europa League from the Champions League – are also in the pot, while Benfica are only one point behind league leaders Porto in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.There are also two teams from Spain who progressed to the last 16: Valencia, who have already beaten Manchester United this season, and Unai Emery’s old club Sevilla who are fourth in La Liga.When does the draw take place? Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 22 Feb 2019 7:48 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares The 16 teams in the draw ArsenalBenficaChelseaDinamo ZagrebDynamo KyivFrankfurtInterKrasnodarNapoliRennesSalzburgSevillaSlavia PrahaValenciaVillarrealZenitcenter_img Teams from the same nation can now be drawn against each other (Picture: Getty)The draw for the next round of knockout matches takes place at midday on Friday February 22 at UEFA’s ‘House of Football’ in Nyon, Switzerland.You can watch the draw live on BT Sport from 12pm or via UEFA’s official website.The first legs will take place on Thursday March 7 with the return legs taking place a week later on Thursday March 16. Games will take kick off at 8pm and the draw for the quarter-final will take place the day after the second legs.Who will win the Europa League?Chelsea0%Napoli0%Arsenal0%Sevilla0%Inter0%Valencia0%Another0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMore: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Chelsea are the bookies’ favourites to win the Europa League (Picture: Getty)Who can Arsenal and Chelsea face in the last 16? Advertisement Commentlast_img