Chelsea drawn against PAOK, BATE Borisov and Vidi in Europa League
17 September, 2018, 12:47 | Author: Greg Lawrence
Along with Sporting, the Gunners have been drawn in Group E of this season's competition wit Qarabag of Azerbaijan and Ukrainian side Vorskla.
The final of this season's Europa League takes place in Baku on May 29.
Azerbaijan and Armenia are in conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region and relations between the countries worsened in 2016 when at least 200 people were killed in clashes for which the Azerbaijan government has prohibited any Armenians from entering the country.
Those issues meant Mkhitaryan did not travel with Borussia Dortmund to a Europa League game against Gabala in October 2015, with the German club's chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke citing "safety concerns".
Dudelange, the first club from Luxembourg to reach the group stage of the competition, were handed a trip to the San Siro to play AC Milan, who have won eight European trophies, and will also face Real Betis and Olympiakos.
Arsenal added: "Safety and security of all our players and staff is always a top priority". Mikhail Gordeychuk will be looked on to score for BATE while former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb continues to play a role at the age of 37.
Arsenal and Chelsea will learn their Europa League fate on Friday afternoon, with the group stage draw set to take place in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Brendan Rodgers' Celtic have been drawn alongside RB Leipzig and Salzburg - two clubs owned by energy drink firm Red Bull. The club spent more than $200 million on players a year ago under new Chinese owners and failed to comply with UEFA rules monitoring transfer fees and wages.
Chelsea are also involved in the group stage after finishing 5th in the Premier League last season.
Rangers, a fourth seed, face a tough task progressing on their return to Europe against Villarreal, Rapid Vienna and Spartak Moscow.
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