Europa League last-16 draw sees Manchester United handed AC Milan

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  • Manchester United to take on former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s AC Milan
  • Arsenal given chance to avenge last season’s hurt against Olympiacos
  • Slavia Prague to take on Steven Gerrard’s Rangers while Tottenham travel to Dinamo Zagreb

A thrilling reunion awaits in the Europa League last-16 as Zlatan Ibrahimovic will lead AC Milan as they battle his former side Manchester United.

It will be an exciting return of the Swede who thrived in his two years at Old Trafford as he went on to score 29 goals in 53 games following a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain.

The AC Milan target man helped guide the Red Devils to EFL Cup and Europa League glory during his stint with at Old Trafford.

Arsenal, who worked hard to overcome Benfica on Thursday night, were handed a quick return to Greece where they will face Olympiacos.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck late in the 87th minute to salvage the Gunners’ season and they will be looking for similar success on their return to Greece for the next round.

Tottenham will also be on the road to take on Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb. Jose Mourinho has previously enjoyed success at the competition – having led Manchester United to lifting the trophy back in 2017 and will be hoping to achieve the feat with the North London side.

Steven Gerrard’s Rangers, who are yet to be beaten in the Scottish Premiership this season, take on Slavia Prague.

Elsewhere, Granada CF, who saw off Napoli against the odds, taken on fellow last-16 debutant’s Molde.

Switzerland’s Young Boys face Ajax while Roma take on Shakhtar Donetsk. The final tie sees Dynamo Kiev paired with Unai Emery’s Villarreal.

The last-16 matches will take place on March 11 and March 18 with alternative venues, due to travel issues which blighted the round-of-32 still to be determined. Europa League last-16 draw sees Manchester United handed AC Milan