The other two Premier League clubs were dealt a slightly kinder draw however, with Everton to play AZ Alkmaar, Zenit St Petersburg, Nuremburg and Larissa, and Tottenham drawn alongside Anderlecht, Getafe, Hapoel Tel Aviv and AaB Aalborg.
The top three teams qualify from each group, where they will be joined in the Round of 32 by eight teams eliminated from the Champions League group stage. The opening group-stage matches will be held on Thursday, October 25.
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