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Napoli next up for Arsenal

15th March 2019, 14:47 by Tom Hill

Arsenal will face Napoli in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League with the first game set to be played on April 11.

The Gunners booked their place in the last eight of the competition on Thursday after their 3-0 victory over Rennes at the Emirates Stadium, winning 4-3 on aggregate.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring, before Ainsley Maitland-Niles grabbed another before half time. Aubameyang then scored his second of the night in the 72nd minute, although the draw has not been kind with Arsenal facing the Italian giants.

Arsenal will host the first leg on April 11 before then travelling to the Sao Paolo Stadium a week later.

Should Arsenal progress, they will face either Villarreal or Valencia in the semi-finals on Thursday, May 2 and Thursday, May 9.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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