Europa League draw: Leicester City with Napoli while Rangers get Lyon

West Ham - back in Europe for first time since 2006-07 season - will face Dinamo Zagreb, Genk and Rapid Vienna, while Celtic in a group alongside Bayer Leverkusen, Real Betis and Ferencvaros; Tottenham with Rennes, Vitesse, Mura in Europa Conference League group stage

Ayoze Perez celebrates after scoring for Leicester
Image: Leicester were knocked out in the last 32 of the Europa League last season

Leicester City have been drawn to face Napoli in the Europa League group stage while Scottish Premiership champions Rangers will meet Lyon.

The Foxes will also face Spartak Moscow and Legia Warsaw, while Steven Gerrard's side will also play against Sparta Prague and Brondby.

West Ham will face Dinamo Zagreb, Genk and Rapid Vienna on their return to European competition for the first time since the 2006-07 season after finishing sixth in the Premier League last season.

Celtic have been drawn alongside Bayer Leverkusen, Real Betis and Ferencvaros, who knocked them out of Champions League qualifying last season.

Group stage draw in full:

Group A: Lyon, Rangers, Sparta Prague, Brondby

Group B: Monaco, PSV Eindhoven, Real Sociedad, Sturm Graz

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Group C: Napoli, Leicester City, Spartak Moscow, Legia Warsaw

Group D: Olympiacos, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahce, Royal Antwerp

Group E: Lazio, Lokomotiv Moscow, Marseille, Galatasaray

Group F: Braga, Red Star Belgrade, Ludogorets, Midtjylland

Group G: Bayer Leverkusen, Celtic, Real Betis, Ferencvaros

Group H: Dinamo Zagreb, Genk, West Ham, Rapid Vienna

Leicester, who missed out on Champions League qualification on the final day of last season, feature in the Europa League for the second season running after being knocked out by Slavia Prague in the last 32 in 2020-21.

Both Rangers and Celtic are competing in the group stage of Europe's second club competition for the fourth consecutive season after coming through their play-off ties on Thursday.

The first matchday of the group stage begins on September 16.

The final of this season's Europa League is due to take place at Sevilla's Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in Spain on Wednesday, May 18.

Spurs draw Rennes in inaugural Europa Conference League

Tottenham, who finished seventh in the Premier League last season, were drawn alongside Rennes, Vitesse and Mura in the group stage of the inaugural Europa Conference League.

Spurs, buoyed by Harry Kane committing his immediate future to the club after months of speculation over his future, beat Paços de Ferreira 3-1 on aggregate in their play-off through two goals by the England captain on Thursday.

Lincoln Red Imps, who have become the first team from Gibraltar to qualify for the group stage in a European Competition, will meet Copenhagen, PAOK and Slovan Bratislava.

Like with the Europa League, the first matchday is September 16.

Group A: Lask, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Alashkert, HJK Helsinki

Group B: Gent, FK Partizan, Flora, Anorthosis

Group C: Roma, Zorya Luhansk, CSKA Sofia, Bodo/Glimt

Group D: AZ Alkmaar, CFR Cluj, Jablonec, Randers

Group E: Slavia Prague, Feyenoord, Union Berlin,

Group F: Copenhagen, PAOK, Slovan Bratislava, Lincoln Red Imps

Group G: Tottenham, Rennes, Vitesse, Mura

Group H: Basel, Qarabag, Kairat, Omonoia

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