Arsenal to face Napoli in Europa League last eight

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In the English top tier, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United, And Chelsea are now embroiled in an almighty tussle for a Champions League qualification spot for the 2019/20 season. Just behind, Manchester United and Chelsea are sniffing around on 58 and 57 points, respectively.

A hat trick from Olivier Giroud, along with strikes from Marcos Alonso and Callum Hudson-Odoi, built on Chelsea's 3-0 victory over the same opponents at Stamford Bridge last week to book their place in the last eight with an 8-0 aggregate win.

The former Everton midfielder will get a heated reception should he play any part in the game, with Evertonians refusing to forgive him for the way he left the club in a cut-price move. This means that Arsenal's league game against Wolves has been postponed, as has Spurs fixture.

An all-Spanish affair for the second quarter-final.

Olivier Giroud scored his first hat-trick - and a ideal one to boot - for Chelsea as the west London club progressed serenely into the quarter- finals of the Europa League.

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"If you can see the quality of the football every weekend and midweek [in the Premier League], it is getting more and more competitive", said Cech, who is set to retire at the end of the season. They are far from infallible, having lost 3-1 away to Red Bull Salzburg in the last 16 only to edge through on aggregate, but Arsenal will nonetheless have to be at their absolute best to progress.

So, included in today's draw are: Arsenal, Chelsea, Slavia Praha, Napoli, Benfica, Villarreal, Valencia and Eintracht Frankfurt.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is chasing a fourth Europa League title as manager after three successive wins at Sevilla. He has won 41 of his 71 matches in the competition, losing only 11; a close to 60% win percentage.

Things could get very tasty indeed come 29th May.

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