The draw for the last 32 (knockout round) of the Europa League has been announced on Monday.
Premier League giants Manchester United will lock horns against St Etienne, while Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will face Belgian side Gent.
Manchester United’s knockout clash with French side St Etienne can see world record signing Paul Pogba facing his older brother Florentin, who is a defender in the Ligue 1 club.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 12, 2016
While speaking about the expected Pogba vs Pogba battle Mourinho said:”It’s a nice thing. Paul was already laughing & for sure his brother is laughing too.”
On the other hand, Bundesliga side Borussia Mochengladbach will face Fiorentina, while Villarreal will lock horns with Roma.
The first leg matches will be played on February 16, while the reverse fixtures will be played seven days later.
Europa League draw in full
Athletico Bilbao vs Apoel
Legia Warsaw vs Ajax
Anderlecht vs Zenit Saint Petersburg
FC Astra vs Genk
Manchester United vs St Etienne
Villarreal vs Roma
Ludogorets vs FC Copenhagen
Celta Vigo vs Shakhtar Donetsk
Olympiakos vs Osmanlispor
Gent vs Tottenham
FC Rostov vs Sparta Prague
FC Kransnodar vs Fenerbahce
Borussia Mochengladbach vs Fiorentina
AZ Alkmaar vs Lyon
Hapoel Beer-Sheva vs Besiktas
PAOK vs Schalke