Clubs learn Europa League fate

TALLINN, ESTONIA - AUGUST 15: The Europa League Winners Trophy is displayed prior to the UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at Lillekula Stadium on August 15, 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Chelsea will face Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Europa League while Arsenal will play Rennes.

The two London teams will play at home first which is slated to take place on March 7.

The Blues brushed aside Malmo 5-1 on aggregate while the Ukrainians recorded a slim 3-2 advantage over Olympiacos to qualify for the last 16.

Arsenal beat BATE 3-1 on aggregate to reach the last 16 and their reward is a tie with Rennes, who eliminated Real Betis in the previous round.

The French side sit 11th in Ligue 1 and their squad includes former Newcastle and Hull winger Hatem Ben Arfa.

Five-time winners Sevilla face Slavia Prague and Zenit St Petersburg play Villarreal.

Elsewhere, Inter are handed Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League last-16 draw, while Napoli will face Red Bull Salzburg.

Valencia, who knocked out Celtic, have been pitted against Russian club Krasnodar while Dinamo Zagreb will play Portuguese outfit Benfica.

Europa League round of 16 draw

Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev

Eintracht Frankfurt v Inter Milan

Dinamo Zagreb v Benfica

Napoli v Salzburg

Valencia v Krasnodar

Sevilla v Slavia Prague

Arsenal v Rennes

Zenit St Petersburg v Villarreal

First legs will be played on March 7, second legs on March 14


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