UEL: Chukwueze, Olayinka On Course For Semifinals Showdown

Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze and his Spanish side Villarreal have been drawn against Dinamo Zagreb while Peter Olayinka’s Slavia Prague face Arsenal in the Europa League quarter-finals.

Olayinka scored as Slavia completed a stunning second leg turnaround to eliminate Tottenham in the round of 16 on Thursday while Chukwueze supplied an assist as Villarreal made easy work of Dynamo Kiev.

Both Nigerians could face off in the semis if their clubs both come through their respective quarter-finals encounters.

In other last-eight parings, Manchester United face Granada while Ajax have been drawn against Roma.

The winner of the Granada v Manchester United tie will play Ajax or Roma in the last four.

The two-legged quarter-final ties will be played on 8 and 15 April.

The semi-finals are scheduled for 29 April and 6 May.

Europa League quarter-finals draw:

Granada vs. Man United

Arsenal vs. Slavia Prague

Ajax vs. Roma

Dinamo Zagreb vs. Villarreal

Europa League semi-final draw:

Granada or Man United vs. Ajax or Roma

Dinamo Zagreb or Villarreal vs. Arsenal or Slavia Prague