Manchester United, with three Portuguese players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, could be one of Sporting’s opponents in the Europa League play-offs, as well as José Mourinho’s Roma.

The sixth and final round put the red devils, who also have Bruno Fernandes in the team, another former lions player, as possible rivals of the Alvalade team in the Europa League, and with Rui Patrício also being able to come home with Mourinho's Roma.

The draw is scheduled for November 7 and the qualifiers will take place on February 16 and 23 next year.