The draw for the group stage of the Europa League takes place at midday BST, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 26.
The 48 teams are separated into four pots ranked in order of UEFA team coefficient, which is based on a club's performance in the Champions League and the Europa League over the past five years.
The 12 highest-ranked teams will be in pot 1, the next 12 in pot 2, then pot 3 with the lowest-ranked 12 in pot 4.
No team can play a club from their own association. Clubs from Russia and Ukraine cannot...