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Which Africans could still win the Europa League?

Tottenham exit because of Dinamo Zagreb opened up the draw, with the Croatians taking out a side many viewed as one of the top choices in the current year's opposition. 

Thursday night's 3-0 loss implies Jose Mourinho's group will not guarantee European accomplishment toward the finish of the period, which will frustrate Serge Aurier who might have won the principal mainland title of his vocation. 

The Ivory Coast commander wasn't the just one from the West African country to leave the opposition this week, with Franck Kessie's AC Milan side being beaten by Manchester United, regardless of Eric Bailly's nonattendance. 

Nicolas Pepe's Arsenal advanced to the last eight regardless of the Gunners' 1-0 misfortune against Olympiacos at the Emirates Stadium. 

A 3-1 success in the principal leg in Greece implies the red portion of North London progressed and Africa will have no under four delegates from the Premier League club, given the presence of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny in the group. 

While Spurs and Milan might be dispensed with, the landmass actually has agents left in the competition from Ajax to Granada, and each will accept they have a shot at winning Europe's optional club rivalry in the last to be held in Poland on May 26. 


While the side from Andalusia are the base positioned side left in the draw, their exhibitions in a lady Europa League crusade have been prominent. 

Yan Brice has highlighted in nine games altogether, beginning three in the opposition remembering the main leg for the last round against Molde in which he got booked and the converse apparatus last break where he surrendered a late punishment. 

Many anticipate that the Cameroonian and his teammates should exit in the following round given they face current top choices Manchester United. Nevertheless, arriving at the last eight in their first historically speaking European stay merits celebrating. 

Slavia Prague 

Peter Olayinka and Abdallah Sima are two of the main aggressors for the Czech side who have disposed of two British sides in the last two rounds: improving of Leicester City in the last 32, preceding beating Rangers 3-1 on total on Thursday. 

The Nigerian got one of the objectives against Steven Gerrard's group while the Senegalese was on track against the Foxes to carry them eye to eye with one of the premier sides in Arsenal in the quarter-last. 

Having crushed different sides from the United Kingdom as of now, Olayinka, Sima just as the rarely utilized Ibrahim Traore and Simon Deli would savor the chance to guarantee another scalp in the last eight. 

Dinamo Zagreb 

Iyayi Believe Atiemwen hasn't began any game in the Europa League this season, however he has contributed to some degree in six appearances so far in the opposition. 

With two objectives and a help subsequent to averaging 23 minutes for each game, the assailant's had his impact in the Croats' hurried to the last eight. 

He got the champ in the 3-2 first-leg prevail upon Krasnodar and afterward helped the strike that constrained extra-time against Tottenham Hotspur seven minutes after his presentation. 

They face Villarreal in the following round for an opportunity to proceed with their amazing European run. 


Samuel Chukwueze's danger under lock and key will be pivotal to Unai Emery's possibilities in guaranteeing a fourth Europa League title. 

The winger helped the first of Gerard Moreno's pair of objectives in the 2-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv on Thursday as the Yellow Submarine scored up a 4-0 total achievement. 

Emery's group will confront Dinamo Zagreb in the quarters following the Croats who killed Tottenham Hotspur in sensational design this week. 

Accomplishment over Dinamo could see the La Liga side face the champ of the tie between Slavia Prague and Arsenal. 


There's a lot of African interest at the Dutch goliaths, despite the fact that the group of four of players aren't especially expected to have a critical influence in the remainder of the competition. 

Lassina Traore and Zakaria Labyad are yet to include in the current year's opposition, while Mohammed Kudus and Oussama Idrissi have shown up (zero beginnings) in the hurry to the last eight. 

They face the lone Italian side left in European rivalry, Roma, in ostensibly the tie of the round between two equitably coordinated with sides. 

Sadly, Erik ten Hag will be not able to call upon Andre Onana, presently serving a doping boycott, and Sebastien Haller, who wasn't enlisted in unusual conditions. 


The Serie A side are positioned sixteenth by UEFA, and they face Ajax, the seventeenth put group as per the body, in what should be the most intriguing quarter-last tie. 

Amadou Diawara has highlighted unmistakably in the Italian side's excursion, beginning seven matches on their hurry to the last adjusts. 

Paulo Fonseca's group have lost just a single time in the opposition, winning each of the four matches in the knockout rounds against Sporting Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk in the last 32 and last 16 individually. 

They are the solitary side from Italy left in Europe and are positively top choices on the off chance that they can edge past Ajax in the following round. Accomplishment over the Dutch side will see the Giallorossi face Granada or Manchester United. 


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang drives Arsenal's African unexpected in the last eight, hoping to guarantee the North London side's first significant accomplishment on the mainland. 

The triplet of Thomas Partey, Nicolas Pepe and Mohamed Elneny make up the group of four of the mainland's stars liable to assume an indispensable part for Mikel Arteta's side who may have to win the opposition to highlight in Europe next season. 

Stockpile face Slavia Prague in the following round and the victor of the tie will play either Dinamo Zagreb or Villarreal, oversaw by old lead trainer Unai Emery. 

Manchester United 

While eyewitnesses have qualms about the Manchester goliaths' abilities, they are the bookies top choice to guarantee another title in the wake of winning it in 2016/17. 

Eric Bailly and Amad Diallo are probably not going to play conspicuous parts in the remainder of the competition, with the middle back including just multiple times up until this point. 

Amad got the Red Devils' opener in the last round versus AC Milan, which assumed a significant part in their inevitable capability. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's group face competition debutants Granada and are top picks to crush the La Liga group with one of Ajax or Roma anticipating in the semi-last.

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