Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City are three of the 48 teams in the pot for the Europa League group stage draw.
While the Gunners and Foxes qualified automatically thanks to their FA Cup win and fifth-place Premier League finish last season respectively, Spurs have had to beat Lokomotiv Plovdiv, Shkendija and Maccabi Haifa in the qualification rounds.
They’re joined in the hat by Scottish Premiership rivals Celtic and Rangers, as well as Serie A giants Roma, Napoli and AC Milan.
League of Ireland Premier Division side Dundalk has also qualified for the group stages.
Here’s everything you need to know about the draw for this year’s tournament.
When is the Europa League draw?
The Europa League draw ceremony will start at 12pm on Friday.
The draw is being held at the House of European Football – Uefa’s headquarters – in Nyon, Switzerland.
At the same venue on Thursday, the 32 teams in the Champions League draw discovered their group stage opponents.
Who is in the Europa League draw
A total of 48 teams have qualified for the Europa League group stage.
Those teams are divided into four pots of 12.
How the draw works
The 48 clubs are split into four seeing pots based on their coefficient rankings.
Club coefficient rankings are based on the teams’ performance over the past five years in the Champions League and/or Europa League.
Once ranked, the teams are then divided into four pots of 12.
Two clubs from the same country cannot be drawn against each other in the group stages.
Europa League fixtures
Fans won’t have long to wait until they see their teams in action.
Once the draw is complete, there’s a gap of less than three weeks before the group stages get underway.
The group stage schedule is:
Matchday 1: October 22
Matchday 2: October 29
Matchday 3: November 5
Matchday 4: November 26
Matchday 5: December 3
Matchday 6: December 10