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Europa League group stage draw: Manchester United to meet Robin van Persie’s Fenerbahce, Southampton to face Inter Milan

Manchester United will meet Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the Europa League. Jose Mourinho’s side were among the top seeds in Friday’s draw and were first out of the pot to be placed in Group A. United will come up against a familar face when they take on Fenerbahce, with former striker Robin van Persie

Antonio Conte fears Chelsea will miss out on their transfer targets such as Kalidou Koulibaly and Alessio Romagnoli

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte fears he could be left frustrated in his bid to strengthen the Blues squad before the transfer window closes. Conte has brought in big-money signings in the shape of midfielder N’Golo Kante and forward Michy Batshuayi this summer but has yet to add the defensive reinforcements he desperately needs. The Blues

Striker O’Grady joins Burton on loan

Chris O’Grady’s goal against Fulham last December was one of just two he managed in 21 appearances last season Striker Chris O’Grady has joined Championship newcomers Burton Albion on a season-long loan from fellow second-tier side Brighton & Hove Albion. The 30-year-old spent last season on loan with Nottingham Forest, making 21 appearances and scoring