Europa League winner odds: Who is Paddy’s favourite to win this year’s tournament?

The Europa League knockout stages have arrived

Jose Mourinho


*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widget, while in-copy odds are accurate at time of publication but subject to change

The Europa League last 32 draw has taken place, with five British sides all in the mix ahead of the knockout stages.

Arsenal may be struggling badly domestically but they cruised into the next round with a perfect record in their group, bagging six wins from six matches.

Rangers were almost as impressive, with Steven Gerrard’s side unbeaten as they outgunned Benfica to finish at the summit of Group D.

And both Leicester and Tottenham also topped their groups to ensure a seeded spot in the draw for the last 32, while Manchester United will hope for a favourable clash after being dumped out of the Champions League.

There are plenty of European giants to be wary of going forward, including AC Milan, Ajax, Napoli and Roma.

The seeded teams are all at home in the second leg of the ties, while no team could play a club from their Europa League group or a side from their own association.

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UEFA also made the decision that no teams from Russia and Ukraine could be drawn together in the last 32, where the first legs will be played on February 18 and the reverse fixtures will take place on February 25.

Paddy Power have all the latest Europa League odds in our bang-up-to-date market, and it is Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham side who are favourites to triumph – bagging what would be their first piece of silverware since the 2008 Carling Cup – after being handed a favourable fixture against Austrian minnows Wolfsberger AC.


Jose Mourinho Tottenham Europa League

Manchester United are second-favourites, despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer coming under increasing pressure for his side’s performances at home and abroad and a tough tie against Real Sociedad on the horizon.


Likewise, Arsenal are in crisis but Mikel Arteta’s men are still third-favourites to lift the Europa League after being drawn against Benfica.


There is value to be found backing AC Milan and Ajax while Leicester also stand a decent chance of progressing far with a tie against Slavia Prague next up.


Punters will be keeping an eye on perennial challengers Napoli while Bayer LeverkusenVillarreal and Roma are all grouped together at roughly the same price.


Europa League trophy September 23, 2020

As for Rangers, Gerrard’s men are priced at longer shots to go all the way but the Scottish side will fancy their chances after being drawn against Belgian outfit Royal Antwerp.


For those who love a long shot, Molde are rank outsiders at 250/1 to complete a fairytale European adventure – worth a punt, surely?

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widget, while in-copy odds are accurate at time of publication but subject to change

Europa League last 32 draw

Wolfsberger AC v Tottenham Hotspur
Dynamo Kiev v Club Brugge
Real Sociedad v Manchester United
Benfica v Arsenal
Red Star Belgrade v AC Milan
Royal Antwerp v Rangers
Slavia Prague v Leicester City
Red Bull Salzburg v Villarreal
Braga v Roma
Krasnodar v Dinamo Zagreb
Young Boys v Bayer Leverkusen
Molde v Hoffenheim
Granada v Napoli
Maccabi Tel-Aviv v Shakhtar Donetsk
Lille v Ajax
Olympiakos v PSV Eindhoven

Outright Europa League winners

Tottenham Hotspur – 5/1
Manchester United – 11/2
Arsenal – 8/1
AC Milan – 10/1
Ajax – 12/1
Leicester City – 12/1
Napoli – 14/1
Bayer Leverkusen – 16/1
Real Sociedad – 16/1
Villarreal – 16/1
Roma – 16/1
Benfica – 20/1
Red Bull Salzburg – 22/1
Shakhtar Donetsk – 25/1
Hoffenheim – 25/1
Rangers – 33/1

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