Pogba brothers to face off as Man United handed trip to France in Europa League draw

The Red Devils have been paired with Ligue 1 side St Etienne.

Europa League trophy (file pic).
Europa League trophy (file pic).

MAN UNITED HAVE been drawn to play Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League.

The tie will see United’s world-record signing Paul Pogba come up against his brother Florentin, a Saint-Etienne defender.

Jose Mourinho’s side were runners-up to Fenerbahce in Group A, while Saint-Etienne topped Anderlecht, Mainz and Gabala in Group C to reach the first knockout round.

Elsewhere, a standout tie sees La Liga side Villarreal take on Serie A heavyweights Roma, while Tottenham play Belgian team Gent.

Europa League Round of 32 draw:

Athletic Bilbao v APOEL

Legia Warsaw v Ajax

Anderlecht v Zenit

Astra v Genk

Man United v St Etienne

Villarreal v Roma

Ludogorets v FC Copehagen

Celta Vigo v Shakhtar

Olympiakos v Osmanlispor

Gent v Tottenham

Rostov v Sparta Prague

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Krasnodar v Fenerbahce

Borussia Mönchengladbach v Fiorentina

AZ Alkmaar v Lyon

Hapoel Be’er Sheva v Besiktas

PAOK v Schalke

- First legs to be played on Thursday, February 16, with second legs on February 23.

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