Who Arsenal could face in the Champions League play-off round

Arsenal have learned their potential opponents in the Champions League play-off round in August

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The Champions League play-off draw will take place on 9 August Photo: The Sport Review

Arsenal have learned their potential opponents in the Champions League play-off round next season.

After finishing fourth in the Premier League last term, the Gunners have been tasked with winning a play-off fixture to book their place in the 2013-14 group stage.

The draw for the play-off round is set to take place on 9 August after the third qualifying round, with the Gunners set to be paired against one of the teams listed below. The list will be whittled down to five clubs before the play-offs.

The first leg of the play-off round is set to take place on the 20/21 August, with the return leg a week later on 27/28 August.

The Champions League group stage draw will then take place in Prague on Thursday 29 August.

Who could Arsenal face in the play-off round?

PSV Eindhoven

Metalist Kharkiv

Fenerbahce

Real Sociedad

Pacos de Ferreira

PAOK Thessaloniki

Salzburg

Nordjaelland

Grasshoppers Zurich

Zulte Waregem

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