2016/17 Uefa Europa League group stage draw
- Manchester United drawn with Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Ukranian debutants Zorya Luhansk in Group A
- FA Cup holders United, under the leadership of Louis van Gaal, lost 3-1 on aggregate to Liverpool at the last-16 stage of this competition last season after failing to advance to the Champions League knockout rounds
- Southampton handed tricky test against Inter Milan, Sparta Prague and Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Group K
- Claude Puel's Saints are making their first ever appearance in the group stages after finishing sixth in the Premier League during Ronald Koeman's final campaign in charge
- They lost 2-1 to FC Midtjylland in the 2015/16 play-off round
- Irish champions Dundalk will play Zenit St Petersburg, AZ Alkmaar and Maccabi Tel Aviv in Group D
- West Ham were absent from the draw after last night's frustrating elimination at the hands of Romania's Astra Giurgiu
That is all for this particular live blog, but stay tuned to IBTimes UK for a round-up and reaction.
Goodbye for now.
Here's a recap of those groups in full:
So that concludes today's draw, which has thrown up a surprisingly interesting group for Manchester United and a particularly tough looking test for Claude Puel and Southampton. Dundalk will also be racking up the air miles with trips to Russia and Israel.
Group L - Villarreal, Steaua Bucharest, Zurich, OSMANLISPOR
Group E - Viktoria Plzen, Roma, Austria Wien, ASTRA GIURGIU
Group K - Inter Milan, Sparta Prague, Southampton, HAPOEL BE'ER SHEVA
Group F - Athletic Bilbao, Genk, Rapid Vienna, SASSUOLO
Group D - Zenit, AZ Alkmaar, Maccabi Tel Aviv, DUNDALK
Group J - Fiorentina, PAOK, Slovan Liberec, QARABAG
Group I - Schalke, Salzburg, Krasnodar, NICE
Group H - Shakhtar Donetsk, Braga, Gent, KONYASPOR
Group C - Anderlecht, Saint-Etienne, Mainz, QABALA
Group G - Ajax, Standard Liege, Celta Vigo, PANATHINAIKOS
Group B - Olympiacos, APOEL, Young Boys, ASTANA
Group A - Manchester United, Fenerbahce, Feyenoord, ZORYA LUHANSK
We are now three-quarters of the way through today's proceedings. The fourth and final pot, featuring several Europa League debutants, will now be drawn...
Group L - Villarreal, Steaua Bucharest, ZURICH
Group F - Athletic Bilbao, Genk, RAPID VIENNA
Group K - Inter Milan, Sparta Prague, SOUTHAMPTON
Group J - Fiorentina, PAOK, SLOVAN LIBEREC
Group I - Schalke, Salzburg, KRASNODAR
Group G - Ajax, Standard Liege, CELTA VIGO
Group E - Viktoria Plzen, Roma, AUSTRIA WIEN
Group D - Zenit, AZ Alkmaar, MACCABI TEL AVIV