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15th Mar 2019

Arsenal draw Napoli in Europa League quarter-final draw

Arsenal have been drawn against Napoli in the Europa League quarter-finals, while Chelsea will play Slavia Prague in the 'easiest' tie of the lot

Reuben Pinder

Arsenal drew the short straw

Arsenal have been drawn against Napoli in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, while Chelsea were handed a much easier tie, against Slavia Prague.

Valencia will face local rivals Villarreal in an all-Spanish tie while Eintracht Frankfurt will face Benfica in a game that will see Luka Jović face his parent club.

Arsenal came back from a 3-1 deficit to beat Rennes in the last 16 this week, winning the home leg 3-0 with two goals coming from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gabonese striker pulled out a black panther mask to celebrate, something he has done before during his time at Borussia Dortmund.

Chelsea, meanwhile, destroyed Dynamo Kyiv 5-0 to win 8-0 on aggregate, with a hat-trick coming from Olivier Giroud.

Callum Hudson-Odoi also got on the scoresheet on the same day that he received his first call-up to the England under-21 squad.