Arsenal have been drawn in Group H to face FC Cologne (Germany), Bate Barisov (Belarus) and Red Star Belgrade (Serbia) in the Europa League. The Gunners will start off their Europa League campaign at the Emirates against FC Cologne in three weeks time.

Arsenal finished 5th in the Premier League last season and have to make do with Thursday Night Football. FC Cologne looks like the toughest team in the group but Arsenal must not underrate the Serbians as well. Being topmost seed in the tournament this season, Arsenal have no excuse losing any group game.

In other news, Samuel Adegbenro scored twice in 10 minutes as Rosenborg knocked Ajax out of the Europa League. Ex-Gunner Nicklas Bendtner also scored in the 3-2 win for Rosenberg. The first leg ended 1-1.

Full fixtures:

Matchday one
Arsenal v FC Cologne
Thursday, September 14
Kick off: 8.05pm
Venue: Emirates Stadium

Matchday two
Bate Borisov v Arsenal
Thursday, September 28
Kick off: 6pm (UK)
Venue: Borisov Arena, Belarus

Matchday three
Red Star Belgrade v Arsenal
Thursday, October 19
Kick off: 6pm (UK)
Venue: Rajko Mitić Stadium, Serbia

Matchday four
Arsenal v Red Star Belgrade
Thursday, November 2
Kick off: 8.05pm
Venue: Emirates Stadium

Matchday five
Cologne v Arsenal
Thursday, November 23
Kick off: 6pm (UK)
Venue: RheinEnergieStadion, Germany

Matchday six
Arsenal v FC Bate Borisov
Thursday, December 7
Kick off: 8.05pm
Venue: Emirates Stadium

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