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The 2017/18 Europa League group stage as it stands

The 48 teams who will compete in this season's UEFA Europa League group stage have been confirmed, 32 sides coming through qualifying.

Lyon will be looking to go all the way from the group stage to the final at their home stadium
Lyon will be looking to go all the way from the group stage to the final at their home stadium ©AFP/Getty Images

The 32 sides who made it through the qualifying competitins have 16 who have long since been assured of a place in the UEFA Europa League group stage.

Arsenal (ENG) coefficient 105.192
Zenit (RUS) 87.106
Lyon (FRA) 68.833
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) 67.526
Villarreal (ESP) 64.999
Athletic Club (ESP) 60.999
Lazio (ITA) 56.666
AC Milan (ITA) 47.666
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 40.635
Salzburg (AUT) 40.570
København (DEN) 37.800*
Braga (POR) 37.366
FCSB (ROU) 35.370*
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 34.175
BATE Borisov (BLR) 29.475
Everton (ENG) 29.192
Young Boys (SUI) 28.915*
Marseille (FRA) 28.333
Real Sociedad (ESP) 27.499
Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR) 23.375
Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS) 20.606
Austria Wien (AUT) 17.070
Hertha Berlin (GER) 16.899
Nice (FRA) 16.833*
Astana (KAZ) 16.800*
Partizan (SRB) 16.075
Hoffenheim (GER) 15.899*
Köln (GER) 15.899
Rijeka (CRO) 15.550*
Vitória SC (POR) 14.866
Atalanta (ITA) 14.666
Zulte Waregem (BEL) 14.480
Zorya Luhansk (UKR) 13.526
Rosenborg (NOR) 12.665
Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) 11.150
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) 10.8758
Apollon Limassol (CYP) 10.710
İstanbul Başakşehir (TUR) 10.340*
Konyaspor (TUR) 9.840
Vitesse (NED) 9.212
Slavia Praha (CZE) 8.135
Crvena zvezda (SRB) 7.325
Skënderbeu (ALB) 6.825
AEK Athens (GRE) 6.580
Zlín (CZE) 6.635
Lugano (SUI) 6.415
Vardar (MKD) 5.125
Östersund (SWE) 3.945
*transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs

Watch Manchester United's 2016/17 triumph

The Cup winner of the association ranked 13th in the 2017/18 access list was handed an automatic group stage berth as Manchester United – who would have been in the group stage based on last season's Premier League position will instead play in the UEFA Champions League as UEFA Europa League winners.

A country's representation in the UEFA Europa League is determined by its UEFA coefficient ranking as of the start of the previous season, which is calculated over a five-year basis.