Draw 'great advert' for Europa League - Man Utd club secretary

Club secretary John Alexander reacts to the draw for the knockout stage of the Europa League, in which Manchester United face Dutch side Ajax and local rivals Manchester City are drawn against holders FC Porto.

Both Manchester clubs were eliminated from the Champions League after United suffered a 2-1 defeat by Swiss Champions Basel and City were ousted by Napoli's win in Villarreal.

But Alexander reckons ties against two of Europe's top sides should provide an enticing advert for the Europa League competition.

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