2018/19 UEFA Europa League group stage as it stands

Zürich have become the final team to seal an automatic place in next season's group stage. Find out who joins them.

Chelsea will compete in the UEFA Europa League group stage next season
Chelsea will compete in the UEFA Europa League group stage next season ©Getty Images

Next season's UEFA Europa League group stage is beginning to take shape, with all 17 automatic qualifiers now known.*

THIS SEASON'S CHANGES

ESP: Villarreal, Real Betis
GER: Bayer Leverkusen, Eintracht Frankfurt
ENG: Chelsea, Arsenal
ITA: Lazio, AC Milan
FRA: Marseille, Rennes
RUS: Krasnodar
POR: Aves
UKR: Vorskla
BEL: Anderlecht
TUR: Akhisarspor
CZE: Jablonec
SUI: Zürich

All 17 of these teams are assured of a UEFA Europa League place next term. A further 21 group stage berths will be decided via qualifying in the summer while ten more clubs transfer from the UEFA Champions League.

*Line-up for next season's UEFA Europa League will be subject to final confirmation by UEFA in the summer.

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