Beckham and Mourinho face former employers

David Beckham will be squaring up with Alex Ferguson and his old teammates in the knockout stages of the Champions League when AC Milan, the club he will join in January on loan, drew the Premier League champions in Nyon.

Jose Mourinho will also be returning to his old stomping ground after his Internazionale drew Chelsea in the Last 16.

Arsene Wenger’s men will face an away trip to Portugal to face FC Porto in their first leg, while reigning champions Barcelona travel to VfB Stuttgart.

Meanwhile in the Europe League, Liverpool host Romanian champions and fellow Champions League dropouts Unirea Urzceni.

Fulham face the difficult task of beating Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, while Everton have drawn Portuguese side Sporting Club de Lisbon in their Round 32 clash.

In one of the ties of the competition, Champions League rejects Juventus travel to Dutch giants Ajax.

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