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Champions League and Europa League draws made, Swansea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Celtic included

By Kieran Hill



Wilfred Bony training for Swansea
Wilfred Bony training for Swansea

The Champions play-off round has been drawn. Arsenal will face Fenerbahce, just a month after they were handed a two year European ban. 

However, due to an appeal, the punishment no longer stands. 

This will prove to be a tough test for Arsenal, however last time they met in this competition was when Arsenal dominated and won with a comfortable scoreline of 5-2. 

Many people have commented on this fixture on Twitter, @piersmorgan said: If we lose to Fenerbahce after buying no players, I will buy Arsenal and fire Wenger myself.

The first leg will be on the 21st August, and the second six days later.

Celtic, also playing in the Champions League, will face Kazakhstan champions Shakhter Karagandy for their play-off. Last season Celtic earned a memorable 2-1 win against past champions Barcelona. 

The Europa League fixtures were also drawn, with Tottenham playing against Georgian team Dinamo Tbilisi in their play-off. Tottenham finished fifth in the Premier League for the second time in as many years, one point behind their greatest rivals Arsenal. At the halfway stage in the 2012-2013 season, it looked almost certain that Spurs would be a Champions League outfit next year, with Arsenal in 10th place. However this wasn't the case after a great run of 10 final games for Arsenal.

Swansea, also Europa League, who won the League Cup, won a place in a play-off after beating Malmo 4-0 over two legs. Wilfred Bony marked his debut for the Swans with a goal in the first leg. They were drawn against Petrolul Ploiesti, Romania, and Swansea are the heavy favourites for the tie.

Download a PDF of the full fixture list for the Champions League play-offs here