Previous
Osmanlispor
Olympiakos
4:00 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 0
Game Details
AS Roma
Villarreal
6:00 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 0
Game Details
Apoel Nicosia
Athletic Bilbao
6:00 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 3
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
KAA Gent
8:05 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Fiorentina
Borussia Monchengladbach
8:05 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details
Shakhtar Donetsk
Celta Vigo
8:05 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details
FC Dallas
Arabe Unido
1:00 AM UTC Feb 24, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Europa League round of 16 draw

Europa League
Read

Trending: Mkhitaryan, Carrick suffer injury

Latest
Read

Is Claude Puel the anti-Mourinho?

EFL Cup
Read

Adkins set to be appointed Reading boss

Reading are set to appoint Nigel Adkins as their new manager just two months after he was sacked by fellow Premier League strugglers Southampton, ESPN understands.

Reading have called a press conference for 9.15am on Tuesday morning where they are expected to confirm Nigel Adkins as their new manager.

Adkins led Saints to back-to-back promotions as they returned to the top flight after a seven-year absence last May but he was axed in January, with Mauricio Pochettino taking his place in the St Mary's hotseat in a move that was widely condemned.

But the former Scunthorpe United boss is now set for a second crack at Premier League management after agreeing to join Reading, who parted company with Brian McDermott two weeks ago.

The Royals' move to appoint Adkins as manager will be popular among the club's supporters, who had identified him among their favourites to succeed McDermott at the Madejski Stadium.

However, Adkins is clearly second choice for the Berkshire club after their attempts to hire Brighton boss Guy Poyet fell through last week and he faces a race against time to revive a flagging Royals.

Adkins faces a tough task to keep Reading in the Premier League as they currently sit one place off the foot of the table eight games from the end of the season, with Adkins set for a baptism of fire in his first two games in charge.

Next weekend's daunting trip to face a revived Arsenal at Emirates Stadium will be a prelude to a reunion with his former Southampton players in what is set to be his first home game in charge of Reading on April 6.

Bookmakers give Adkins little hope of saving Reading from the drop, with the Royals listed by most as favourites for relegation after losing their last six games in all competitions.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.